Cleveland Clinic has received a $10 million gift to launch a unique and comprehensive executive education program that will provide opportunities for emerging leaders from all fields to learn from experienced peers.
Widely respected for innovation and educational excellence, the annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress delivers meaningful and high-value programs designed to support critical patient safety initiatives from the board room to the C-suite to the front lines of care.
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) “smart” pumps (www.smartpumps.bbraunusa.com/news) will become even smarter when customers gain premier access to customized, evidence-based drug libraries provided by the Zynx Health Device Network’s Prime-A-Pump®, a web-based, customizable program for creating and updating drug libraries.
First, Protect the Patient from Harm
Applying Adult Learning Principles to Patient Safety
“First, do no harm.” Today, unlike in the time of Hippocrates, evidence of harm may not become immediately obvious during healthcare interventions. For example, a lapse in attention while inserting a central line may result in a blood stream infection that becomes apparent days later.
Healthcare organizations from around the globe are invited to share their models of quality improvement at the upcoming 2011 Quality Institute for Healthcare (QIHC) Conference, May 16-18 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
NPSF Honors National Leaders with Awards at Patient Safety Congress
The National Patient Safety Foundation honored individuals and organizations with awards during the organization’s annual Patient Safety Congress in Orlando, May 18–19.
Safety Foundation announced recipients of the prestigious Pfizer Health
Literacy in Advancing Patient Safety Award. Honored for their work in
developing and implementing a health literacy tool targeted to the
needs of the veteran patient population were Dr. Jolie Haun, from VA
Health Services and the Research Center of Excellence, and Patricia
Donaldson, RN, from Veteran’s Health System, Malcolm Randall VAMC.