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NPSF Patient Safety Congress looks at safety from nine points of view

On Mar. 12-15, at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, close to one thousand healthcare professionals from all over the U.S. and other countries,...representing a variety of disciplines, will join the National Patient...Safety Foundation in "standing up for safety" during National Patient...Safety Awareness Week.... ... As they gather in the nation's capital for the Fifth Annual NPSF...Patie...

Bridge Medical joins NPSF and 34 organizations in convening historic Congress

With medical errors again making headlines this year, federal plans to address this issue become increasingly critical. Next week in Washington, the Honorable Tommy Thompson will tell attendees of the nation's foremost patient safety conference what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is planning to do to help the healthcare sector better protect patients....... As President George B...

NPSF makes safe use of pharmaceuticals a national health priority

.Chicago, IL -- Three billion prescriptions will be written for patients in 1999, according to FDA estimates. With medication use steadily rising each year, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has launched an initiative to reduce the risk of medication error. The Pharmaceutical Safety Initiative, led by the NPSF, focuses on redesigning medication practices so that every patient can...

NPSF workshop builds community to improve pharmaceutical safety

.Chicago, IL - On June 10-11, 1999, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF).will convene a workshop in Washington, DC to design and build consensus around a.collaborative action plan to promote pharmaceutical safety. Fifty opinion.leaders will participate, representing five key stakeholder groups that can make.a difference - the FDA & Government, Medicine & Health Care Practitioners,.Pharm...
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