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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...

2013-08-13 23:20:30

Event to Feature Keynote Address by Carolyn Clancy, MD, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) at the National Patient Safety Foundation has announced the program for its 6th Annual Forum & Gala to be held in Boston on Thursday, September 12, 2013. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with LLI members that will touch upon themes of the Institute’s recent work: •Engaging Patients...

2013-05-09 23:21:26

Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, Begins New Role July 1. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Board of Directors of the National Patient Safety Foundation announced today that Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, will become the Foundation´s next president, effective July 1. The announcement came at the opening session of the 15th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, which is being held this week in New Orleans. “With a broad background in clinical care, research, and health care quality and...

2013-05-02 23:16:34

Six Winners to Receive Cash Awards and Complimentary Travel and Registration to the 15th NPSF Patient Safety Congress. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Doctors Company Foundation, in partnership with the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), has announced this year´s winners of The Doctors Company Foundation Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards, which recognize young physicians for their deep personal insight into the significance of patient...

2013-04-26 08:24:37

TAMPA, Fla., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) is pleased to announce the selection of Brigham and Women's Hospital as the winner of the 2013 Leape Ahead Award. In 2009, the Boston hospital launched a Management Leadership Track that provides exceptional educational experiences at the postgraduate level for physicians with an interest in management or business. Judges on the Leape Ahead Selection Committee said the program embodies the spirit...

2013-04-18 08:31:31

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, National Patient Safety Foundation collaborate on Patient Safety Summit ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-tier patient safety authorities will share the latest evidence-based information and resources related to one of the most significant challenges in today's healthcare environment during the Patient Safety Summit in Boston. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) presents the one-day summit...