Healthcare simulation can help prevent clinical mistakes, yet more than 250,000 people are estimated to die annually from preventable medical errors. When mistakes occur, employers pay the price in human lives and dollars. To demonstrate the risk of medical errors , The Leapfrog Group developed a “Lives & Dollars Lost Calculator.” This free resource is [...]
Every year, September 17, 2020 is the World Health Organization’s World Patient Safety Day — a day to raise awareness of and reiterate the importance of healthcare safety. This day calls for global solidarity and concerted action by all countries and international stakeholders to improve patient safety.
This year, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s campaign for [...]