Search Tag: PSMF

Executive Health Management

Patient Safety Movement - Donna Prosser on World Patient Safety Day 2021

2021 17 Sep

Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals and healthcare... Read more

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Dr. Mike Durkin Assumes Role As Vice Chairman of PSMF Board of Directors

2021 12 Jan

Durkin Will Serve Alongside Chairman Dr. Michael A.E. Ramsay to Help Organization Achieve Goal of Zero Preventable Deaths from Medical Errors by 2030 The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) , a global non-profit on a mission to achieve zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, has appointed Mike Durkin, OBE, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, DSc to serve... Read more

Executive Health Management

PSMF Launches New Commitment Model for Zero Preventable Patient Deaths by 2030

2020 23 Nov

New model makes it easier for hospitals and healthcare organizations to participate and provides free coaching to create a foundation for safe and reliable care Every year, more than 4.8 million patients lose their lives to preventable medical errors worldwide. The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation  (PSMF), a global non-profit, is committed... Read more

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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Holds Demonstration In Washington, D.C. To Unite For Safe Care

2020 17 Sep

Patient And Health Worker Safety Advocates Will Walk From Freedom Plaza To The U.S. Capitol To Kick Off World Patient Safety Day Activities Today, the nonpartisan nonprofit  Patient Safety Movement Foundation  will lead a demonstration in the nation’s capital to raise awareness for the patient safety crisis that claims more than 200,000 lives annually... Read more

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Pandemic Spotlights The Urgent Need For A National Patient Safety Board

2020 08 Sep

September 17th is WHO’s World Patient Safety Day. There’s no better moment in history to call for new legislation that finally ensures health worker and patient safety. Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation released a  detailed white paper  and its leadership issued the following statement urging the creation of a National Patient Safety... Read more

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PSMF, ASA, Leapfrog Group & ISQua Join Forces #UniteForSafeCare World Patient Safety Day Campaign

2020 03 Aug

Leading Global Organizations Focus on Holistic Hospital Safety During Unprecedented Pandemic Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the  #uniteforsafecare  program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020). In June, the Patient Safety... Read more

Health Management

We Salute Our Healthcare Heroes!

2020 03 Aug

The U.S. is one of the countries that has been hit hardest with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the stories about the frontline healthcare staff’s plight are many. Lack of basic protective equipment, overburden, anxiety are just the tip of the iceberg of issues they have to face every day. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) talked to an unnamed... Read more

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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Awarded $5 Million

2020 14 Apr

Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and Competition in Healthcare Pledges Five Years of Support The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global organization dedicated to achieving zero preventable hospital deaths worldwide, is pleased to announce the acceptance of a five-year, $5 million grant from the Masimo Foundation for Ethics,... Read more

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PSMF Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward ZERO Preventable Patient Deaths by 2030

2020 10 Mar

With Upwards of 366,353 Lives Saved to Date, Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA Takes the Helm of Global Non-Profit Aimed at Eliminating Preventable Hospital Deaths Patient Safety Movement Foundation  (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths,... Read more

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COVID-19 Forces Healthcare Congresses Cancellations

2020 06 Mar

UPDATED 10/03/2020 COVID-19 cases continue to be reported daily and the virus has spread to 75 countries. What impact is it having on the healthcare sector?   One key concern is the shortage of personal protective equipment putting the health of frontline workers dealing with infected patients at risk . Supplies of... Read more