IHI and National Patient Safety Foundation Agree to Merger

​March 13, 2017

Recognizing that patient safety is a public health issue in need of fresh, robust approaches and constant focus for health care systems today, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) announce plans for a merger, effective May 1, 2017.

IHI President and CEO, Derek Feeley, who will lead the combined organization, says now is the perfect time for the two organizations to join forces to help reset and reenergize the patient safety agenda, building on a mutual history of helping health care systems gain the knowledge and skills to implement harm reduction across the entire continuum of care.

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​About the Merger

IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley and NPSF President and CEO Tejal Gandhi talk about the plans for the two organizations to merge.