The demand for virtual and remote healthcare simulation alternatives to in-classroom learning has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. As clinical simulation labs had to close their doors or implement social distancing safety protocols, remote simulation provided a means for education and training to continue without the risk of contracting the virus. While an American [...]
To help offset unreliability and medical error, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) provides free resources to healthcare simulation organizations across the continuum of care become more highly reliable across the globe. PSMF works with hospital systems, critical access hospitals, ambulatory care centers, outpatient clinics, primary care offices, long-term care facilities, and many others to [...]
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 [...]
Today September 17th is World Patient Safety Day! The Annual #WorldPatientSafetyDay is being celebrated globally to reiterate the importance of health care safety and raise global awareness. Later today, at 5PM EDT, UTC-4, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation alongside its co-conveners the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) , the Leapfrog group, and the International Society [...]