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The National Patient Safety Foundation’s vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information visit www.NPSF.org.



Please Take Note: NPSF Is Moving

Our new address, effective May 9, will be:


National Patient Safety Foundation

280 Summer Street, 9th Floor | Boston, MA 02210

Telephone, fax, and e-mail will not change