Keyword: National Patient Safety Foundation
Twenty-one percent of American adults surveyed report they have personally experienced a medical error.
It took a shell-shocking adverse event at two of the nation’s leading health systems to put a spotlight on the need to improve safety culture.
Popular television cohosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will kick off this year’s annual conference of the Healthcare Financial Management Association with their presentation, “The Changing Landscape of America."
Patient safety experts have long urged healthcare executives to create, shape and sustain a culture of safety within their organizations. Now there is a manual to help them do just that.
Blaming physicians or staff for medical errors is the wrong approach, says patient safety expert James P. Bagian, M.D.
Preventable harm in healthcare is now a public health crisis and requires a nationwide, coordinated response, says a leading patient safety organization.
Two leading patient safety organizations have agreed to join forces to accelerate efforts to improve patient and workforce safety initiatives.