NPSF In the News: May 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
May 6, 2016 | AirTalk, KPCC Radio
What can be done to control what new study identified as third leading cause of death?
NPSF President and CEO Dr. Tejal Gandhi joined Dr. Martin Makary, lead author of a new study, and Missy Danforth of the Leapfrog Group in discussing medical error on the Los Angeles public radio affiliate.
May 4, 2016 | Greater Boston, WGBH TV
The Third Biggest Killer in the Nation? Medical Errors
Dr. Tejal Gandhi discussed the newest study of medical errors on local Boston PBS news program.
May 3, 2016 | Journal of the American Medical Association
Patient Safety at the Crossroads (abstract only; full text requires subscription)
This viewpoint, co-authored by Drs. Tejal Gandhi, Don Berwick, and Kaveh Shojania, discusses the need for total systems safety and a safety culture, addressing themes of the recent NPSF report, Free from Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years after To Err Is Human.
NPSF Chief Operating Officer Joins MITSS Board
Patricia McGaffigan, RN, MS, senior vice president and chief operating officer at NPSF, recently joined the Board of Directors of Medically Induced Trauma Support Services. Read about all the new board members here.