March 17, 2017

IHI and NPSF Announce Upcoming Merger During This Patient Safety Week

Official Press Realease from NPSF and IHI

Boston, MA, March 13, 2017 — Recognizing that patient safety is a public health issue in need of fresh, robust approaches and constant focus for health care systems today, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) announce [...]

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August 11, 2016

Healthcare IT: Patient Safety, Engagement Relies on Crafting a Culture of Change

What role does IT play in the improvement of patient safety? This article from Health IT Analytics helps to spread some light on the culture of change that will be needed to improve healthcare engagement outcomes:

Health IT Analytics Article Excerpt:

“Improving patient safety is primarily a matter of responsibility, says Dr. James Merlino, President [...]

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July 28, 2016

CAE Healthcare Shares Patient Safety Foundation Info Graphic

CAE Healthcare covered the NPSF last week and shared this info graphic of tips to reduce patient harm established by the group:

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) issued a report which calls for ‘federal agencies to create a portfolio of national standard patient safety processes’ across the care continuum, and ‘to retire invalid [...]

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June 10, 2016

Patient Safety Movement Meets in Washington DC to Plan 2017 Event

This full-day meeting, co-convened by the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, will consist of two morning sessions and an afternoon session. The meeting will commence with a general session of lectures and discussions led by patient safety experts.

In the afternoon, each of the twelve Actionable Patient Safety Solution (APSS) workgroups will report on their [...]

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