Day Four of Patient Safety Awareness Week. Webcast Wednesday.

In the spirit of recognizing that #WeAreAllPatients:

Learn More, Do More

Fact: Harm caused during medical care can have significant mortality, morbidity, and quality-of-life implications, and can impact patients in every care setting. (Source: NPSF report Free from Harm)

Action you can take: Light a candle for someone you know who has experienced harm from medical care.

Resources to learn more: Go here to find: 

  1. Checklist for getting the right diagnosis
  2. Myths & Facts
  3. 10 Things You Can Do Tomorrow

Reminder: Webcast today; The Voice of the Patient and Public. Register or find out more.

 

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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.