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2014-08-27 23:03:52

NPSF Board Members and Lucian Leape Institute Members Also Named to Modern Healthcare List Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, is among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare announced in the August 25 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. Also on the list are NPSF board members Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD; and Andrew Sussman, MD, MBA; NPSF Lucian Leape...

2014-08-05 23:10:11

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) says diagnostic errors are the biggest mistake doctors make. Dr. Ira Williams says diagnostic errors are only a subset of the much larger medical problem of the estimated annual rate of needless hospital deaths that has quadrupled during the past quarter century. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box, continues his series of Open Letters (http://is.gd/wdU2CM) by comparing the efforts to...

2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-05-20 23:06:37

NPSF Lucian Leape Institute and founding chair honored at AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute and founding chairman Lucian Leape, MD, are recipients of the 2014 AACN Pioneering Spirit Award for international leadership in patient safety. The award, from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), was presented at the 2014 National Teaching Institute...

2014-05-15 23:02:28

John Q. Sherman Awards recognize excellence in patient engagement. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Today, winners of the inaugural John Q. Sherman Awards for Excellence in Patient Engagement were honored in award ceremonies at the 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress in Orlando, FL. Dr. Nasia Safdar, hospital epidemiologist for the University of Wisconsin Hospital, was recognized with the individual award of excellence. The OpenNotes Collaborative won the award for institutional...

2014-03-19 23:22:36

Institute urges inclusion of patients and families in clinical activities, health care design and delivery, and policy development. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute today releases a report that advocates for patients and families to be respected partners in health care—from the exam room to the policy arena. The report argues that health care leaders, clinicians, and policy makers must enable patient and family...

2014-02-18 23:20:37

Distinguished Thought Leaders Unite to Help Advance the Foundation’s Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, today announced the creation of the NPSF Health Leaders Speakers Bureau. The panel of distinguished thought leaders—members of the NPSF Governing Boards and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute—are recognized visionaries in the field and vocal advocates for the patient safety...

2014-01-15 23:02:46

Dr. Lucian Leape, adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Chairman of the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation, joins Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, at a press briefing at 2:00 pm Eastern Time in Washington, DC. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today releases a comprehensive package of tools for hospitals to use in assessing—and...

2014-01-14 23:02:35

The National Patient Safety Foundation and Standard Register Healthcare announce a newly established relationship as both work to advance the science and practice of patient and consumer engagement in health care, while driving excellence and innovation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and Standard Register Healthcare announce a newly established relationship as both work to advance the science and practice of patient and consumer...

2013-12-04 23:24:53

Dr. Mark Chassin, President and CEO of the Joint Commission is quoted in his Oct. 9, 2013 Leadership Blog (http://is.gd/pUxfwK) how High Reliability Health Care can improve patient safety, but he then goes on to say that this is thus far only an assessment tool just being tested in one state. Dr. Ira Williams discusses how Chassin and other highly reputable sources continue to try to transfer proven safety measures from existing industries, commercial aviation, etc., into patient safety...


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