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Get involved

The Partnership for Patients will meet the goals only if every partner – public and private, large and small – gets engaged to improve patient safety. Here are ways you can get involved.

PFP Pledgers

The federal government, hospitals, clinicians, patients, employers, States, and others join together to pledge support to the goals of the Partnership for Patients initiative to achieve a safer, higher quality, health care system for all Americans. See who has signed the pledge.

Connect with your HIIN (formerly HEN)

On September 28, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded contracts to 16 Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks as a apart of the integration of the Partnership for Patients (PfP) Hospital Engagement Networks (HEN) into the Quality Improvement Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) program. More than 4,000 hospitals across 16 Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks (HIINs) are participating in Partnership for Patients. Is your hospital a member of a HEN? Learn more about connecting with your HEN...

On February 11, 2015 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a request for proposals for Hospital Engagement Network contracts to continue the success achieved in improving patient safety.

A list of past HENs is available on the Archived Materials web page.

Join the Community of Practice

The Partnership for Patients Community of Practice is a private, password protected website for doctors, nurses, all other staff working within the Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Networks (HENs) and the Community-based Care Transitions Program. Community of Practice members connect to exchange innovative patient safety best practices and interact via discussion forums, email mailing lists, and webinars. Learn more about joining the community of practice...

Work across settings to improve care

Safe, effective, and efficient care transitions and reduced risk of potentially preventable readmissions require cooperation among providers of medical services, social services, and support services in the community and in long-term care facilities. Learn more about work across settings to improve care...