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6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit to Be Held in London, England IRVINE, Calif -Wednesday, September 20th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announces that the 6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit will take place in London on February 23-25, 2018. Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP, the Secretary of State for Health from England’s Department of Health,...

19 Healthcare Organizations in Taiwan Make Commitments Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, August 25th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today that 19 hospitals and healthcare organizations in Taiwan have signed a commitment to implement processes to eliminate preventable patient deaths. The commitments were announced in Taichung City, Taiwan in June...

PSMF Convenes the International Patient Safety Community for its 2017 Midyear Planning Meeting at Inova Center for... IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, July 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) brought together over 100 medical care providers, hospital administrators, and patient safety experts and advocates to discuss ongoing challenges and refine patient safety solutions at its fifth annual Midyear Planning Meeting. The...

PSMF Invites International Patient Safety Community to Attend its 5th Annual Midyear Planning Meeting on July... IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, April 12th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) invites patient safety experts, medical care providers, hospital administrators, patient advocates and policy makers from around the world to discuss challenges, brainstorm solutions and plan next steps in the mission to attain zero...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Patient Safety Innovation Awards IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announces the 3rd Annual Patient Safety Innovation Awards will open on April 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT. The competition encourages entrepreneurs and patient safety advocates to submit innovative products and processes that will...

25 Hospitals in Mexico Make a Commitment to Eliminate Preventable Death IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Javier Dávila Torres, along with 11 officials from Mexico announced at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s (PSMF) World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 25 hospitals signed a commitment to implement processes to eliminate preventable patient deaths....

Patient Safety Movement Announces 69,519 Lives Saved DANA POINT, Calif. -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today, at the 5th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, that 69,519 lives were saved in 2016, thanks to the efforts of more than 3526 hospitals committing to patient safety and the 70 healthcare technology...

Patient Safety Movement Announces Innovation Award Winners at 5th Annual Summit DANA POINT, Calif. -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were announced. The annual summit convened hundreds of medical professionals, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates to...

Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Keynote Remarks at 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit ... IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today that former Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit to be held February 3rd & 4th 2017. “We are honored to...

For the 1st Time, the Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit Will Be Streamed Live in... IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, January 20th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today that it will offer livestreaming of the sold-out 5th annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit to viewers outside of the United States. The summit program, including keynote speakers and panels, will...

Patient Safety Movement Announces the 3rd Fishing Trip with President Jimmy Carter & First Lady Rosalynn ... IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, January 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announces its third annual contest to win a fishing trip with former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The top two healthcare institutions that commit to save the highest number of lives through commitments to...

Florida’s Parrish Medical Center is the First Hospital to Commit to All 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions... IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) is very proud to announce that Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida, has become the first hospital to make formal commitments that align with all 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) toward eliminating...

 Patient Safety Movement Foundation Names Dr. Jannicke Mellin-Olsen to Its Board of Directors  IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday, November 29th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has named long-time patient safety advocate Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, MD, DPH, to its Board of Directors. In addition to her full-time clinical post in Bærum Hospital in Oslo, Norway, Dr. Mellin-Olsen serves as Secretary of the...

 Medtronic Signs the “Open Data Pledge” to Share Data to Improve Patient Safety  IRVINE, Calif. -Thursday, November 3rd 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) today announced that Medtronic, a leading global healthcare solutions company, has joined a growing list of healthcare technology companies that have signed the Patient Safety Movement’s public pledge to share their data to...

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) Signs Commitment to Support Patient Safety Movement’s... IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, October 19th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) has signed a commitment to action and announced that it will support the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and its mission to eliminate preventable deaths by the year 2020. Concurrently, the PSMF is...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation & Global Sepsis Alliance Join Forces to Reduce Preventable Deaths from Sepsis IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, September 9th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is happy to announce its sponsorship and participation in the 1st World Sepsis Congress on September 8-9, 2016, convened by the Global Sepsis Alliance. Featured speakers include German Minister of State, Dr. Helge Braun, Joe Kiani,...

Patient Safety Movement Applauds the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) & MedStar Health for Developing... IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, June 17th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) recommends that healthcare organizations around the world implement the Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) online toolkit published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ selected MedStar to...

Patient Safety Movement Announces Three New Patient Safety Challenges IRVINE, Calif. -Thursday, June 16th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced three new patient safety challenges at its Midyear Planning Meeting co-convened with Inova. The 2016 Midyear Planning Meeting brought together over 100 medical experts, administrators, patient advocates and government officials...

European Society of Anaesthesiology Partners with Patient Safety Movement to Lead the Movement to Zero Preventable... LONDON & IRVINE, Calif. -Monday, June 6th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) and the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced today that on May 28, 2016 at the annual congress Euroanaesthesia 2016 in London, the ESA made a public commitment to lead the Patient Safety Movement in over 50 countries in...

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