Patient Safety at IHI National Forum

December 9-12, 2018
Orlando, FL

Patient Safety is a featured topic track at the 2018 IHI National Forum.

Patient Safety

​Our goal: Work with countries, regions, organizations, and individuals to build safety into every system of care, ensuring that patients receive the safest, most reliable care across the continuum. More >>

In the Spotlight

Preventing Medication Errors in the Information Age
Medication errors continue to be a significant problem in health care despite the introduction of technological solutions. This Nursing2018 article suggests a number of nurse-identified areas for improvement.

How to Build Momentum for Patient Safety
In this recent blog post, IHI’s Director of Operations in Africa discusses lessons learned in preparing to kick off a 10-hospital patient safety initiative in Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa.

Mixup Beyond the Medication Label
This case from PSNet’s Cases & Commentaries discusses suggestions for identifying pharmacy prescription-filling errors and preventing adverse drug events.

To Prevent Patient Harm, Practice Respect and Deliver Dignity
This blog post describes how a team at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center is thinking and talking about preventable non-physical harm in the same way as preventable physical harm — by digging into the root causes.


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