Linda Burke-Galloway, MD, MS, FACOG, attended the NPSF on behalf of PPAHS and found that the OB VTE Safety Recommendations poster was extremely popular and more than 100 poster facsimiles were distributed at the NPSF Congress.
The presence and contribution of PPAHS at the Annual NPSF Congress will hopefully have an indelible effect on improving the quality and safety of pregnant women as well as reducing adverse outcomes.
meeting was held May 3-4 in Washington, D.
Making patient care safer is a common goal of NPSF
and members of its Corporate Council, which allows for the sharing of ideas among stakeholders with diverse perspectives.
Annual Patient Safety Congress is a unique opportunity for practitioners, leaders and experts around the world to come together and share their knowledge about the latest innovations in patient safety.
was founded in 1996 by the American Medical Association, CNA HealthPro, and 3M, with significant support from the Schering-Plough Corporation.
Lucian Leape, MD, is an internationally recognized early leader of the patient safety movement who chairs the Lucian Leape Institute at NPSF
Conway, Institute for Healthcare Improvement and NPSF
, Dennis O'Leary from JCAHO, Peter J.
Nasdaq:QVDX) providing care management, clinical analysis and clinical quality improvement solutions, will participate in the 8th Annual NPSF
Patient Safety Congress on multiple levels.
has made available literature, videos, handouts and other materials to assist healthcare institutions and professionals in encouraging patients to become more actively involved in their healthcare.
The Lucian Leape Institute at NPSF
, established in 2007, is charged with defining strategic paths and calls to action for the field of patient safety, offering vision and context for the many efforts under way within health care, and providing the leverage necessary for system-level change.
An industry update on the current and future activities of organizations such as JCAHO, CMS, NQF, Leapfrog, IHI, NPSF
and more, as well as how they will impact provider organizations.