Patient safety

2013 Steering Group Meeting, AHRQ Headquarters, Rockville, Maryland, USA

6-7 May 2013
Rockville, Maryland, USA

The High 5s Steering Group meeting was held on 6-7 May, 2013 at the AHRQ Headquarters, Rockville, Maryland. Twenty‐six participants representing seven countries, and four participants through teleconference participated in the High 5s Project- including WHO and JCI/ WHO Collaborating Centre, were welcomed the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the WHO Collaborating Centre.

At the meeting, Lead Technical Agencies (LTAs) from France, Germany, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America shared their experiences in implementing the Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) and progress achieved in participating hospitals. Experts from Canada and the USA contributed towards the technical discussions.