Lucian Leape Institute Announces Safety Culture & Technology Innovator Awards

Nominations are now open for the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute Medtronic Safety Culture & Technology Innovator Awards. This award program, in its inaugural year, will recognize initiatives that drive successful implementation of technology through culture change in healthcare.

“Technology is a critical tool for advancing patient and workforce safety, and culture and leadership strongly influence successful implementation and sustainability of these technologies,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President and CEO of the NPSF, President of the Lucian Leape Institute, and Chief Clinical and Safety Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. This award program seeks to recognize individuals and teams who used culture change to successfully implement a new technology innovation.”

Nominations close May 31, 2017. Awards will be given at the 11th annual Lucian Leape Institute Forum & Keynote Dinner in Boston, MA in September.

Full details about the award, including how to submit a nomination online, are available at