Invited CommentaryHospital Pressure Injury Metrics, an Unfulfilled Need of Paramount ImportanceKavanagh, Kevin T. MD, MS∗; Dykes, Patricia C. PhD, MA, RN†Author Information From ∗Health Watch USA, Somerset, Kentucky †Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Correspondence: Kevin T. Kavanagh, MD, MS, Health Watch, USA, Somerset, KY (e-mail: [email protected]). K.T.K. has served on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Technical Expert Panel for Hospital Harm/Hospital-Acquired Conditions, including pressure injury, 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 is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Patient Safety for which he receives an honorarium. He has received partial conference attendance and meeting support from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Quality Forum, National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), The Leapfrog Group, National Quality Forum, Consumer Union, and the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. P.C.D. has nothing to disclose. Journal of Patient Safety: April 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 3 - p 189-191 doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000694 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.