programmes, including the NPSF
Lucian Leape Institute and the Certified Professional in Patient Safety credentialing programme, will continue.
acknowledges the importance of culture to safety.
roundtable: A 360-degree perspective on patient safety.
Virginia Mason's success stems in large part from the incredible commitment they have, starting with the chairman of the board throughout their organization," says Diane Pinakiewicz, president of NPSF
For the first time, the annual NPSF
event will include interactive simulations depicting realistic health care scenarios related to various aspects of patient safety.
partnerships include insurance providers, researchers, legal advisors, consumer advocates, and regulators and policymakers who have taken a leadership role in patient safety.
A project funded by the NPSF
and the Commonwealth Fund, in which patients and families are included in safety rounds, was presented as an example of patient and family inclusion in a key initiative to improving patient safety.