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Media Center

If you are a member of the media seeking comment for a story, please e-mail Patricia McTiernan at [email protected] or call 617.391.9922.

NPSF Press Releases

NPSF issues press releases for news about programs, events and awards. In this section you will also find announcements of position statements. For specific topics, check out the news archive .

NPSF in the News

As a central voice for patient safety, NPSF is often called upon to comment or add perspective to local and national news stories that focus on medical error and patient safety. Check for relevant articles here.

Industry News

Patient safety is in the news every day. It’s difficult to keep on top of it all, but in this section we try to help by posting links to the latest news.

Social Media    

Be part of the conversation! NPSF can help you stay abreast of the latest updates in patient safety with our posts to Facebook and Twitter. Join our LinkedIn Group to ask a question or search for information or colleagues to help solve a problem.


NPSF videos and slideshows are available here, including the Patient Safety Awareness Week video, updated for 2012.

Patient Safety Backgrounders for Reporters Background Info

Need a basic grounding in patient safety for your story? Check some of our resources here.