Becker’s Hospital Review Recognizes Patient Safety Experts
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Becker’s Hospital Review recently released its list of 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety—2015. The National Patient Safety Foundation is proud to note that among them are Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president and CEO of NPSF and of the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, and Lucian Leape, MD, immediate past chair of the Institute, lifetime member of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety at NPSF (ASPPS), and adjunct professor of health policy, Harvard School of Public Health.
Also recognized by Becker’s are the following members of the NPSF governance boards:
Jim Bagian, MD, PE, Director, Center for Health Engineering and Patient Safety, University of Michigan
Michael Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD(hon), President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Karen Frush, MD, CPPS, Chief Patient Safety Officer, Duke University Health System
Helen Haskell, Founder, Mothers Against Medical Error, and President, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, and a member of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety at NPSF (ASPPS)
The following members of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety at NPSDF (ASPPS) were also included on the Becker's 2015 list of experts:
John Bulger, DO, Chief Quality Officer and Lead of the Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.) Division of Quality and Safety
MaryAnn Chanes, RN, Quality and Risk Manager, Children's Hospital of Orange County at Mission Hospital (Calif.)
Krishna Das, MD, Chief Quality Officer, Cook County Health & Hospitals System (Chicago)
Mark Graber, MD, Senior Fellow in the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Program for RTI International, who recently served on the faculty of the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress
Brigitta Mueller, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Gina Pugliese, RN, Vice President of Premier Safety Institute
The Becker’s 2015 list also includes a number of health safety experts who are involved with NPSF in other capacities:
David Westfall Bates, MD, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Patient Safety and chief innovation officer at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, a member of the Stand Up for Patient Safety program at NPSF.
Linda Groah, RN, MSN, CNOR, CNAA, FAAN, Executive Director and CEO of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), a member organization of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition.
Elizabeth A. Mort, MD, Senior Vice President for Quality and Safety at Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston), a member of the Stand Up for Patient Safety program at NPSF
Kenneth Sands, MD, Chief Quality Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston), who served as faculty at the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress
Kaveh G. Shojania, MD, Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Quality & Safety, and a keynote speaker at the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress
Robert M. Wachter, MD, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, a member of the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, and faculty at the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress.
View the complete list of experts, on the Becker's Hospital Review website.