Received: 21 May 2018
Accepted: 13 September 2018
First Online: 18 September 2018
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: Dr. Kevin Kavanagh has received partial conference attendance and meeting support from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Quality Forum (NQF), National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), The Leapfrog Group and Consumer Union. He has served on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Technical Expert Panel for Hospital Acquired Conditions, and most recently on the Strategic Working Group for AHRQ for quality indicators, and AHRQ Health Care Effectiveness and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Study Section. He serves on the NQF Consensus Standards Approval Committee. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Patient Safety for which he receives an honorarium. He has a first degree relative who is employed by a state university, and is involved with the development of cancer chemotherapeutic and diagnostic agents. The other authors have no competing interests to declare.
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