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FORUM - Translating research into quality health care for Veterans

Welcome to the Spring 2024 issue of HSR's FORUM which focuses on Patient Safety.

The Role of Research in Addressing Key Issues and Challenges in Patient Safety

by Peter D. Mills, PhD, MS; Reena Duseja, MD, MS; Edward E. Yackel, DNP

Research Highlights
Telehealth Can Help Improve Antibiotic Prescribing for Veterans

by Daniel Livorsi, MD, MSc

Identifying Gaps in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Distribution of Lifesaving Naloxone

by Elizabeth M. Oliva, PhD; Ranier Bustamante, MS; David T. Zhu, BSc

The Use of Electronic Health Record Data for Adverse Event Detection to Promote Patient Safety

by Marva V. Foster, PhD, RN; Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc; Hillary J. Mull, PhD, MPP

Director's Letter

by Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH, Acting Director, HSR

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