April 12, 2017

Millionaire’s Mission: Joe Kiani Wants Zero Patient Deaths Due to Medical Error

Photo by Kendrick Brinson

STAT news reporter USHA LEE MCFARLING recently reported on the work of patient safety advocate Joe Kiani, a millionaire on a mission to solve patient deaths attributed to medical error. I have previously participated in Joe’s annual Patient Safety Summit as a representative of SimGHOSTS, and found the man, the mission, [...]

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May 16, 2016

Media Covers May BMJ Article: “Medical Error 3rd Leading Cause of Death in U.S.” – Call for New Hashtag #SimToZero!

Earlier this month the BMJ published a study by medical researchers from John Hopkins which provided a deeper analysis into the 2014 Journal of Patient Safety. Check out more about the new article here, and listen to this BMJ Podcast interview about the research:

About the Analysis:

Analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year period, Johns [...]

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February 12, 2016

Health IT Mistakes Can Hurt Patient Safety

Over on Health Data Management they recently published a report showing how some Health IT mistakes cause patient safety errors. As simulation touches so much technology and is driven to improve patient safety, I thought this important to consider for those in professional healthcare settings:

Despite the potential for health information technology to improve patient [...]

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December 14, 2015

Report of an Expert Panel Convened by the National Patient Safety Foundation

In order to continue the growth of healthcare simulation utilization, our community must further connect with resources from Patient Safety organizations, like the NPSF. This powerful organization just released a report by an expert panel discussion assessing the state of healthcare on the 15th anniversary of “To err is human” — a critical report that [...]

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