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Creating a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm

Safety Is Personal: Partnering with Patients

 and Families for the Safest Care

Partner Programs

On May 27, members of the NPSF Lucian Leape
Institute took part in a webinar sponsored by the
Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement
Network. Listen to the replay or download the
presentation slides.


On May 8, this report was featured in a WIHI
program, a bi-weekly broadcast hosted by the
Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
Listen to the replay.

Significant evidence is mounting in support of patient engagement as a vital contributing component of safe care.

Safety Is Personal: Partnering with Patients and Families for the Safest Care is a call to action for health leaders, clinicians, and policy makers to take the necessary steps to ensure patient and family engagement at all levels of health care.

This report identifies specific action items for health leaders, clinicians, and policy makers to pursue in making patient and family engagement a core value in the provision of health care.

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Safety Is Personal:
Partnering with Patients and Families for the Safest Care

Download the Report [PDF]

Download the Executive Summary [PDF]

From the Lucian Leape Institute Webcast, April 29, 2014

Download the Presentation Slides [PDF]

Download the Webcast Audio File [.mp3]

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The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute sincerely thanks Standard Register Healthcare for its support of the Institute’s Roundtable on Consumer Engagement in Patient Safety.