Professional group targets patient safety

June 2011
Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p71
The article reports on the launch of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS), an organization based at the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) in Boston, Massachusetts which aims to advance patient safety, in 2011. Diane C. Pinakiewicz of ASPPS and NPSF cites the importance of ensuring patient safety in the healthcare system. Plans to establish a certification program to elevate the patient safety profession are also announced by ASPPS.


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