Day Three of Patient Safety Awareness Week. It’s Take the Pledge Tuesday.

In the spirit of recognizing that #WeAreAllPatients:

Learn More, Do More

Fact: Research suggests that preventable harm in health care is a leading cause of death in the United States.

Action you can take: Take the Pledge

Resources to learn more: Read the NPSF report: Free from Harm

Read AHRQ and NPSF: #UnitedforPatientSafety by Jeff Brady, MD, MPH, and Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH

Reminder: Find out why communication, medication safety and other issues are so important. Join today’s Patient Safety Awareness Week Twitter Chat at 1:00 pm ET with the hashtag #psaw17chat.


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The National Patient Safety Foundation salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week and their ongoing commitment to patient and workforce safety.