Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, NPSF
president and CEO, says she and NPSF
staff are equally excited about the merger.
Ensure that technology is safe and optimized to improve patient safety (NPSF
Shojania, co-chair of the NPSF
panel, director of the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the University of Toronto, Canada, and editor-in-chief of the journal BMJ Quality & Safety.
In doing so, we have taken steps to address the fundamental deficit identified in the NPSF
In March 2011, Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives supporting the goals of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, an annual observation sponsored by the NPSF
. In April 2011, Representative Bruce Braley (D-IA) made a statement on the floor of the House on behalf of then-Representative Gabrielle Giffords.
The major professional organizations with a shared commitment to the goal of working together to reduce HAIs, including the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management (IAHCSMM), National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF
), Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and the Surgical Infection Society (SIS) participated in the development and execution of this Summit.
.02.02.01 standardized abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and dose designations that are not to be used throughout the hospital.
Charles Denham, who is chairman of the Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT, tmit1.org) and a member of the board of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF
"The Business Case for Safety and Quality: What Can Our Databases Tell Us?" Presented at the 5th Annual NPSF
Patient Safety Congress, March 15, Washington, DC.
In our management firm, whether core or departmental staff, they identify themselves as National Patient Safety Foundation staff when communicating or interacting within an NPSF
ports, a NEMA 4 rating, flush non-locking manual override, and rotatable and interchangeable coils.