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With Health Literacy Month quickly approaching, our Clinical Executive Dr. Wagner interviewed with 930 AM The Answer for the Health Talk Podcast to inform audiences the importance of health literacy to patient safety.

UNTHSC Pilot Program Equips the Next Generation of Safety Leaders

Ten UNT Health Science Center students made history by completing the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) pilot program, a unique collaboration between UNT Health Science CenterSaferCare Texas, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

Dr. Subhash Aryal Awarded Ophthalmology and Blindness Prevention Big Data Research Grant

Dr. Subhash Aryal, Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, at the UNTHSC School of Public Health, has been awarded the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB)/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award for IRIS® Registry Research.

When Gaps Become Sinkholes

Maternal deaths have increased sharply across the country in recent years. In 2015, the U.S. maternal death rate was 26.4 per 100,000 per live birth (GBD, 2015). This rate is more than double the 1987 U.S. rate of 7.2 deaths per 100,000 births (CDC, 2016). 

Find SaferCare Texas on AHRQ

Regional programs for patient safety seek to provide communities with resources targeted to distinct needs and populations while addressing key areas of concern. This organization hosts educational opportunities, collaboratives and a research program to develop innovations in patient safety.

North Texas: Online Sympton Checker Answers New Moms' Health Questions

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) has joined with Texas Christian University (TCU) and North Texas families to develop a new online tool for helping postpartum moms take care of their health.

UNTHSC and TCU Develop New Online Tool for New Moms Health Questions

Because a mother’s health is so important to that of her baby, team from UNT Health Science Center has joined with TCU’s Harris College of Nursing and families across Tarrant County to develop a new online tool for helping postpartum moms take care of their health.  

UNTHSC Pain Research Registry to Expand Statewide

An innovative pain research registry at UNT Health Science Center will expand to other major Texas cities, a big step for the project that could help change the way chronic pain is treated

SaferCare Texas Making Health Care Safer for Patients

Complicated medical literature, stacks of discharge orders and convoluted prescriptions can frustrate patients and lead to costly hospitalizations or even death.

Medicine: Are you taking what you think you’re taking?

Every day, millions of people across the globe do not take their medications correctly. They might be taking too much or too little. The results can have bad consequences. These might be accidental overdose, poor control of chronic disease or death.