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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Winners of 2021 Humanitarian and Lewis Blackman Awards IRVINE, Calif -Wednesday 4 May 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, announced the winners of its 2021 Humanitarian and Lewis Blackman awards at its 8th annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Dates and Speaker Line-up for 8th Annual World Patient Safety, Science... -Tuesday 5 April 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) will host the 8th annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit (WPSSTS) virtually April 29 and April 30, 2022. The event is co-convened by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the European Society of...

Seven Healthcare Industry "High Reliability Organization Champions" Recognized by Patient Safety Movement... -Thursday 11 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medical errors claim the lives of nearly three million individuals across the globe every year. In any other high-risk industry, like aviation and nuclear power, these numbers would not be acceptable. Yet, the healthcare industry has continued to allow these events to...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Welcomes New Leadership -Sunday 24 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030, today announced Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA as its new chief executive officer. Following his appointment, Mike Durkin,...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Calls for Action in Advance of Second Annual #UniteForSafeCare Event -Friday 3 September 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The second annual #UniteForSafeCare event is scheduled for Friday, September 17th in conjunction with World Patient Safety Day. The event is hosted by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and co-convened with The Leapfrog Group to bring global awareness to the lack...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Names Five Individuals to Inaugural Healthcare Safety Fellowship Program -Sunday 16 May 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030, has selected five individuals for its inaugural Patient Safety Movement Foundation Healthcare Safety Fellowship program....

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Winners of Lewis Blackman Leadership Award -Thursday 1 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030, honored Oscar San Roman Orozco and Nicholas Stark with this inaugural year’s Lewis Blackman Leadership Award. The Lewis...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Winners of 2020 Humanitarian Awards -Thursday 11 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, announced the winners of its 2020 Humanitarian Awards at a virtual ceremony on February 8, 2021. The recipients included Steve Burrows, Vonda...

Dr. Mike Durkin Assumes Role as Vice Chairman of Patient Safety Movement Foundation Board of Directors -Thursday 14 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit on a mission to achieve zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, has appointed Mike Durkin, OBE, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, DSc to serve as vice chairman of the board of directors. Dr. Durkin will work alongside Chairman...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Launches New Commitment Model Supporting Mission to Achieve Zero Preventable Patient... -Tuesday 24 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Every year, more than 4.8 million patients lose their lives to preventable medical errors worldwide. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit, is committed to achieving zero preventable patient deaths by 2030 and has launched a revised commitment...

Pandemic Spotlights the Urgent Need for a National Patient Safety Board -Tuesday 8 September 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation released a detailed white paper and its leadership issued the following statement urging the creation of a National Patient Safety Board:  “COVID-19 has exposed the safety gaps in our healthcare system that already cause...

Worldwide Esports Phenomenon and Ambassador Jake Lyon to Host Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event on September 17 -Monday 31 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced former professional Overwatch player and esports ambassador Jake Lyon will host the Foundation’s Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event. The event will be hosted online, available globally, September 17th, at 5pm Eastern...

Pop Icon Belinda Carlisle To Perform At Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event on September 17 -Tuesday 25 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced Grammy-nominated global pop icon and Go-Gos frontwoman Belinda Carlisle will perform at the Foundation’s Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event. The event will be hosted online, available globally, September 17th at 5pm...

President Bill Clinton to Keynote Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event On September 17 -Tuesday 18 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced that President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Foundation’s Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event. The event will be hosted online, available globally,...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, The Leapfrog Group, and the International... -Tuesday 4 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the #uniteforsafecare program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020). In June, the Patient Safety Movement...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Previews Its World Patient Safety Day Campaign, Centered on Health Worker Safety -Friday 19 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) unveiled its early plans aligned with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Patient Safety Day on September 17, 2020. This year, WHO is focusing on the theme of health worker safety as a core priority in achieving...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths By... -Thursday 12 March 2020    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths, and creating actionable solutions to mitigate them – is pleased to announce the...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Urges Clinicians, Patient Advocates, Hospitals & Medical Technology Companies to... -Tuesday 4 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patient Safety Movement Foundation is urging clinicians, patient advocates, hospitals and medical technology companies to support Data Sharing as part of the 2020 Federal Health IT plan. “One of the key ways to combat preventable patient deaths in hospitals is for...

President Bill Clinton to Keynote 2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit -Friday 24 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s 2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. The 8th annual Summit will be held in Huntington Beach, California,...

BLEED OUT Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Patient Safety Movement Foundation: WHAT: After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, a son’s video diary becomes a citizen’s investigation into American healthcare. Shot over...