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

Mission and Vision

NPSF Vision Statement

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

NPSF Mission

NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm.

Strategic Plan

In February 2014, NPSF announced a three-year strategic plan with the following goals:

  1. Engage with Patients, Families, and Communities:
    NPSF will foster collaboration among patients and families and the health care community to identify and create strategies and disseminate tools to improve patient safety.
  2. Engage the Health Care Community:
    NPSF will be the growing and vital health care community that advances patient and workforce safety through cutting-edge educational offerings, shared learning, and professional advancement.
  3. Partner with Key Stakeholders:
    NPSF will engage with key stakeholders (industry leaders, associations, foundations, other quality/safety organizations) to identify and evaluate safety issues requiring best practices, solutions, or business innovation.
  4. Impact Health Care Leaders and Policy Makers:
    NPSF will guide health care leaders and policy makers to advance patient safety in the evolving market.