S. 2467: Patient Safety Improvement Act of 2016


Jan 27, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jan 27, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 27, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2016
Length: 22 pages


2% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

A bill to reduce health care-associated infections and improve antibiotic stewardship through enhanced data collection and reporting, the implementation of State-based quality improvement efforts, and improvements in provider education in patient safety, and for other purposes.

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Jan 27, 2016

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