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UC San Diego Health System Excels in Patient Safety

April 29, 2014

Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety.

UC San Diego Researcher Named Semi-Finalist for Women’s Safety XPRIZE

December 7, 2017

…Named Semi-Finalist for Women’s Safety XPRIZE UC San Diego’s Debashis Sahoo is one of 21 semi-finalists in the $1 million Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE, which challenges competitors around the world to develop technological solutions to improve women’s safety in instances of violence or harassment. According to the…

UC San Diego Campaign Raises Awareness about “Drugged” Driving

November 13, 2018

…a leading cause of motor vehicle collisions. As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute have received funding to expand a statewide program known as Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS).

UC San Diego Health System Awarded “A”s for Patient Safety

November 28, 2012

UC San Diego Health System was honored with two separate “A” Hospital Safety Scores by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.

UC San Diego Health Scores an A for Safety and Quality from Leapfrog Group

April 17, 2017

…organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, has named UC San Diego Health to its biannual list of hospitals with the highest safety standards in the country. UC San Diego Health hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla were among just 823 health care facilities…

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Grant to Support Safe Driving Program to Curb Traffic Injuries, Deaths

December 16, 2021

A grant awarded to UC San Diego will allow researchers to continue working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

National Grant Funds Project to Address Safety and Wellbeing of Older Drivers

February 9, 2015

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine will share a $12 million grant with peer institutions across the United States to better understand the factors that influence the safety of older drivers, such as physical and cognitive functions, medical conditions, medications and adoption of vehicle technologies.

Grant Helps Program Expand Distracted Driving Education to Online Learning

November 9, 2023

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there were 42,795 deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes in 2022 in the United States. This projection is close to the previous year fatality numbers, which were the highest in 16 years.

UC San Diego Health System Awarded “A” for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group

June 6, 2012

On June 6, 2012, UC San Diego Health System was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F based on safety performance.

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