Search Tag: Patient Safety Movement Foundation

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

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

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

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

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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

Executive Health Management

2020 30 Mar

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 19 Mar

On 10 March, Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit organisation dedicated to achieve zero preventable deaths, announced the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Dr Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. A renowned medical professional, Dr Ramsay shares his vision of the organisation’s future strategy... Read more

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