NPSF 15th Annual Patient Safety Congress Set for May 8-10, New Orleans, LA
BOSTON, MA (Feb. 14, 2013)—A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and the country’s first “chief experience officer” are among those scheduled to keynote the National Patient Safety Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Congress to be held May 8-10, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. Read More→
Program Supports Patient Safety Community, Education, and Professional Advancement
Boston, MA (Feb 13, 2013)—The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) recently launched an innovative patient safety program designed to enhance and grow patient safety knowledge and practice in hospitals and health systems nationwide. The Patient Safety Immersion Initiative integrates membership and education programs offered by NPSF with the patient safety certification introduced last year by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety. Read More→
Boston, MA, October 22, 2012 — The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation today released a report on care integration that highlights the issue as a national priority for improving patient safety and the efficiency of the US health care system. Order from Chaos: Accelerating Care Integration is the result of a Leape Institute Roundtable that brought together leading experts in the fields of patient safety and health system improvement.
Boston, MA, October 15, 2012—The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced that Diane C. Pinakiewicz, MBA, CPPS, will be leaving her position as President of NPSF, effective November 12, 2012. As part of the planned transition, Patricia McGaffigan, RN, MS, Vice President, Program Strategy and Management at NPSF, will assume interim duties while the search for a permanent successor occurs. Read More→
Boston, MA (August 16, 2012)–The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert M. Wachter, MD, as a new member, effective August 1. Read More→
Boston, MA (July 23, 2012) –The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA, as its newest member, effective July 1. Read More→
Boston, MA (July 18, 2012)—The Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) at the National Patient Safety Foundation has announced the program for its 5th Annual Forum & Gala to be held in Boston on Thursday, September 13, 2012. Read More→
Boston, MA (June 22, 2012)—The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced new appointments to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Board of Governors, effective June 1, 2012.
“We are extremely pleased and honored to welcome these distinguished health care leaders to our boards,” said NPSF President Diane C. Pinakiewicz, MBA, CPPS “They each bring a wealth of experience, knowledge, and a proven commitment to patient safety to their new roles, and join a remarkable group of visionaries who continue to serve on the NPSF boards. We look forward to their unique perspectives and contributions.” Read More→
The Doctors Company Foundation and the Lucian Leape Institute, in Partnership, Present Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards
BOSTON, MA (May 18, 2012) – The Doctors Company Foundation, in partnership with the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), has announced the winners of The Doctors Company Foundation Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards, which recognize young physicians for their deep personal insight into the significance of patient safety work.
Medical Center Recognized for Falls Prevention Effort
Boston, MA (May 18, 2011)—The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced that the 2012 Stand Up For Patient Safety Management Award will go to Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center, part of the Louisiana State University system, LSU Health. The award will be conferred at the 14th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress to be held May 23-25, 2012, in Washington, DC. Read More→