Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces Dates and Speaker Line-up for 8th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) will host the 8th annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit (WPSSTS) virtually April 29 and April 30, 2022. The event is co-convened by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the European Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, the International Society for Quality in Health Care and the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists. Creating a powerful forum for industry leaders and healthcare organizations to confront leading patient safety issues with actionable ideas and innovations to transform the continuum of care, the event supports PSMF’s mission to reach zero preventable patient harm and death across the world by 2030.
“The last two years have been taxing on the healthcare sector to say the least. The global pandemic placed relentless stress on health systems and medical personnel, which resulted in an increase in preventable medical errors,” said Dr. Michael Ramsay, CEO of PSMF. “Our organization is eager to bring key stakeholders together to help develop solutions to dramatically improve patient safety and eliminate preventable patient harm and death.”
The summit will include a fireside chat with patient safety luminaries, seven keynote addresses, as well as five panel sessions covering various topics in patient safety led by esteemed healthcare leaders. This year’s WPSSTS sessions focus on key issues impacting the healthcare industry, including:
- Overcoming Obstacles for Applying High Reliability Principles in Healthcare
- Embracing the Science of Human Factors to Unleash Safety Innovation in Healthcare
- Patient Advocacy: The Compass for Innovation
- How Regulation Can Support Quality and Value in Healthcare
- Healthcare Safety During the Pandemic
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with top hospital executives, patients and family members who have been impacted by medical error, public policymakers and government officials, as well as leaders across the healthcare continuum. Keynote speakers include:
- Randall Clark, MD, FASA, president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Edoardo de Robertis, MD, PhD and president of the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC)
- Neelam Dhingra-Kumar, MD, unit head of the WHO Patient Safety Flagship
- Carsten Engel, MD, CEO of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
- Joe Kiani, founder & immediate past chairman of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, as well as founder, chairman & CEO of Masimo
- Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, chief clinical transformation officer at University Hospitals
- Thomas Zeltner MD, chairman of the WHO Foundation, Geneva (Switzerland) and deputy chair of the University Council of the Medical University of Vienna (Austria)
The summit is open to anyone interested in actively planning solutions around the leading patient safety challenges that cause preventable patient deaths in hospitals and healthcare organizations worldwide. Discounted registration is offered for students, patients and family members. To register for the 2022 WPSSTS or to learn more about the event, visit: https://patient.sm/WPSSTS.
About the Patient Safety Movement Foundation: The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit organization founded in 2012, is celebrating 10 years of bringing awareness and creating action to eliminate preventable medical errors. Some estimates predict that one in 12 patients are impacted by a preventable medical error, but that number could be even higher as there is no central database tracking these figures in most countries, including the U.S. Over the last decade, there had been major strides to improve patient safety, but the COVID-19 pandemic stressed the system and it proved not to be resilient and took a step backwards. PSMF has a vision to eliminate preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030 – and that starts with raising awareness of this critical issue. It unites patients, advocates, health workers, medical technology companies, government, employers and private payers in support of this cause. From its evidence-based best practice solutions (Actionable Patient Safety Solutions™) and industry Open Data Pledge to its World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit and more, PSMF won’t stop fighting until it achieves zero. For more information, please visit patientsafetymovement.org, and follow PSMF on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
Leslie Licano, Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org | (949) 733-8679 ext.101
About Business Wire
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
TransferMate Secures $70m Funding Round to Accelerate Innovation in B2B Cross-Border Payments and Expand Its Global Presence; Company Valued at $1BN23.5.2022 07:00:00 CEST | Press release
TransferMate, the world’s leading provider of B2B payments infrastructure as-a-service, today announced a $70M funding round bringing the company to a valuation of $1BN and $130M of total funding. Railpen, one of the largest UK pension funds, managing £37 billion, participated in the round. TransferMate has grown its global licensing infrastructure and banking network to be one of the widest in the industry and has been chosen as the partner of choice to power B2B payments products for some of the largest software platforms, innovative banks and Fintechs in the world. This funding round which consists entirely of primary capital will be used to expand its teams globally and further invest in its technology innovation and product suite. "We are delighted to welcome Railpen as a shareholder at this exciting time,” said Terry Clune, TransferMate’s Founder. “By combining our technology and our global licence network, we empower software providers, banks and fintechs to deliver payments dra
Ricardo Appointed to Support Transformation of the Greater Toronto Rail Network23.5.2022 01:01:00 CEST | Press release
Ricardo Certification has been appointed as the Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) for the forthcoming transformation of rail transit across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), Ontario, Canada. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220522005010/en/ Transformation of the Greater Toronto rail network (Photo: Business Wire) As the ISA, Ricardo will provide independent scrutiny of the programme’s safety documentation during its design phase, ensuring it is in full compliance with relevant standards. Performing these assessments at this early stage will reduce the risk of delays or costly rectification works during the construction, installation and testing phases. The role was awarded by Metrolinx, a crown agency of the government of Ontario that is responsible for GO Transit, the regional network of rail and bus services in GTHA. Richard Gibney, Certification Director, Ricardo Certification said: “We are delig
HCL and UNLEASH Partner to Develop Solutions for Aquatic Ecosystem Conservation20.5.2022 17:59:00 CEST | Press release
HCL Group and UNLEASH, a global innovation program for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), announced a year-long collaboration to mobilize youth and develop innovative solutions to promote aquatic ecosystem conservation. These solutions will aim to tackle challenges from Source (mountains & glaciers) to Sink (oceans and seas) and their links to terrestrial ecosystems. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220520005178/en/ Nature and ocean conservation play a critical role in our survival. Terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems provide us with food, water, oxygen, energy, and medicines. They regulate our climate, provide pollination to crops, and reduce the impact of natural hazards. Despite the vital importance of our planet’s ecosystems, we are experiencing a human-caused deterioration of our natural habitats: human activity has altered almost 75% of the Earth’s terrestrial surface, squeezing wildlife and natu
Tecnotree utses till Årets förändringsskapare av Helsingforsbörsens stiftelse20.5.2022 17:24:00 CEST | Pressmeddelande
Tecnotree, en teknikleverantör från Esbo, utses till Årets förändringsskapare. Företaget har bidragit till att leverera europeisk-finsk innovation för att driva på tillväxten i framväxande marknader. Dess 5G-färdiga digitala produkter och lösningar, som har tagits väl emot globalt i Europa, Latinamerika, Mellanöstern, Afrika samt Asien och Stillahavsområdet, är avgörande för att ge telekomsektorn och dess kunder avancerad digital kapacitetstillgång till viktiga digitala tjänster över hela världen inom hälso- och sjukvård, utbildning och betalningstjänster. Detta pressmeddelande använder multimedia. Se den fullständiga versionen här: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220518005762/sv/ Tecnotree Padma Ravichander and Minna Heusala of the Stock Exchange Foundation at the Stock Exchange Gala on May 17, 2022. Picture taken by Tuomas Pietinen. (Photo: Business Wire) ”Förändring och omvandling utgör själva kärnan i vår verksamhet. Under det senaste decenniet har vi infört en intern kult
PPG Showcases Innovations in Paints, Coatings, Specialty Materials That Enhance Sustainability, Efficiency, Mobility20.5.2022 14:00:00 CEST | Press release
PPG (NYSE:PPG) today showcased its latest innovations to media at its production and research and development (R&D) facility in Amsterdam. The event focused on advancements in three key areas – sustainability, efficiency and mobility – reflecting the company’s goals of helping customers lower costs, reduce their environmental footprint and support the global shift to electric vehicles (EVs). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220520005101/en/ PPG showcased its latest innovations to media at its production and research and development facility in Amsterdam on May 20. The event focused on advancements in three key areas – sustainability, efficiency and mobility – reflecting the company’s goals of helping customers lower costs, reduce their environmental footprint and support the global shift to electric vehicles. (Photo: Business Wire) Recent PPG innovations highlighted during the event include: PPG CORACHAR® batte
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom