The organizations participating in the AHA's Health Research & Educational Trust's Hospital Engagement Network are recording significant improvements in patient safety by reducing adverse drug events, readmissions, early elective deliveries and health care-associated infections. The HRET HEN includes more than 31 state associations and 1,500 hospitals in a range of sizes and locales. It is funded by the federal government's Partnership for Patients initiative, which aims to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over two years. To learn more about individual hospitals' and state associations' success strategies, go to