Search Tag: Patient Safety Movement Foundation

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Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and it’s time to take action and change from a culture of deny and defend to a just culture of safety. It’s the only way we can begin to save lives. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released its groundbreaking report, ‘To Err is Human,’ which shook the healthcare... Read more

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2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

2020 15 Jan

UPDATE: The event is postponed until further notice. Patient Safety Movement Foundation invites hospital leaders, medical and information technology innovators, government officials, patients, families and advocates to explore solutions for eliminating hospital error around the world.   Today as many as 4.8 million lives worldwide... Read more

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Closing the Loop: The Road to Zero Medication Errors

2019 26 Aug

Summary: It is estimated that even today, medical errors are the third leading cause of deaths in the US, costing the health system several billions of dollars a year. Many of these deaths can be attributed to the misuse of medication.   When used properly, medications save lives. Unfortunately, medication and dosing errors are one of... Read more

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Mindray signs PSM’s Open Data Pledge & becomes 90th company to join to improve patient safety

2019 07 Jun

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today that the global medical device developer and manufacturer Mindray has become the 90th company to sign the PSMF’s Open Data Pledge, demonstrating its commitment to improving patient safety through data sharing. “We are excited to have Mindray join the Patient Safety Movement,” said... Read more

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2019 28 May

Edwin Loftin, RN, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE is the Senior Vice President of Integrated and Acute Care Services/CNO Parrish Healthcare. Mr Loftin is a progressive senior healthcare executive who cultivates a culture of healing and person and family-centred care. Mr Loftin led the medical centre’s efforts to become the first in the nation to earn The Joint... Read more

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Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

2019 30 Apr

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital to earn the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s prestigious five-star ranking. Their entry into the PSMF’s five-star Hospital Program was officially announced at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in January 2019. Founded in 1842, Hospital... Read more

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Hospitals in Taiwan make a commitment to eliminate preventable patient harm & death in hospitals

2019 29 Apr

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and the Taiwan Patient Safety Culture Club (TPSCC) announced today that 4 hospitals and 1 healthcare organization made a public commitment to helping eliminate preventable patient harm and death in hospitals by implementing the PSMF’s Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS). The commitments were made... Read more

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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Launches ifyouvebeenharmed Website

2019 07 Jan

Now there’s a website for patients and families that have experienced harm from medical errors: ifyouvebeenharmed.org. Launched by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), the site provides resources and tips to support patients and families in helping them navigate the often-challenging healthcare system and its processes. “When preventable... Read more

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Baxter Signs Open Data Pledge To Improve Patient Safety

2019 02 Jan

The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation  (PSMF) announced today that Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global medical products company, has signed the PSMF’s Open Data Pledge as the 89th company to demonstrate the importance of data sharing to improving patient safety. Companies that have signed the PSMF’s Open Data Pledge are committed... Read more

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The Patient Safety Movement Foundation and HealthManagement.org form strategic partnership

2018 05 Jul

CYPRUS (July 5, 2018) - The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and leading health sector media HealthManagement.org have announced a strategic information partnership that will raise awareness on reducing preventable patient deaths across the care continuum. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is a global non-profit that brings together... Read more