The Problem

Medical Errors

Claim the Lives of 3+ Million Patients Every Year

Globally it is believed that medical errors kill more people than HIV, Malaria, and Tuberculosis, combined. COVID-19 exposed all the deficiencies in healthcare that already existed and placed patients and health workers at greater risk for preventable harm.

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The Vision

ZERO Preventable Harm and Death

ZERO is not just a number – it’s our mission

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation believes reaching ZERO preventable patient harm and deaths across the globe by 2030 is not only the right goal, but an attainable one with the right people, ideas, and technology.

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Launching a Patient Safety Moonshot™

To be human is to seek audacious goals.
Together we’ve reached places once thought unreachable.
We’ve cured diseases once called incurable and achieved what seemed unachievable.
Yet, three million people around the world die every year due to unsafe care.

The time has come to prevent the preventable.

We are calling for a Patient Safety Moonshot™ and have our goal set to achieve ZERO.

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Expanded Clinical Support

Our Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) have grown into three distinct products. Learn more about our free APSS Blueprints, APSS Educational Resources and our APSS Virtual Coaching.

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Our Impact

This is not just a mission, it’s a Movement. See how we’re impacting the lives of patients across the world and learn how you can make a difference.

Join Us Today So That Patients Can Live Tomorrow

People around the world committed to ZERO

112,916
2,000,000

Engagement Across the Healthcare Ecosystem

Committed Hospitals
90 +

Healthcare Technology companies have signed the Open Data Pledge

220 +

Actionable Patient Safety Solutions workgroup participants

100 +

Partners across the world committed to ZERO

Lead Us to ZERO

You can help us solve this problem. This Movement is made up of a collection of passionate individuals who challenge the status quo and push for what is best for patient safety – period. No matter who you are, you can help.

Healthcare Professionals
Health Workers
Healthcare Technologists
Healthcare Technologists
Patients & Families
Patients & Families
Partners
Partners

Join Our Community

No matter who you are, if you believe ZERO is the only acceptable goal become a community member today!

Announcements

2020 Annual Report

Interested in seeing our year in review? Check out our Annual Report!

Takeaways from Dr. Death Episode 1 and Tips to Stay Safe

Phoebe takes a deep dive into the first episode of the new TV series, Dr. Death, highlight some of the themes that relate back to patient safety and offer resources and information for the public - current and future patients - who are bound to interact with our broken medical system.

RSVP to Our #uniteforsafecare Virtual Event!

This 2nd annual #uniteforsafecare campaign is designed to bring global awareness to the public and human rights issues we are all now facing: the lack of safety in health care that the pandemic brought to light.

Welcome to the “Year of MRI Safety!” Blog

Welcome to the “Year of MRI Safety!” MRI technology has been a significant advancement, however, the absence of ionizing radiation doesn’t mean the absence of risk.

Mobile Apps

PatientAider App

PatientAider® App

If you or someone you love is in the hospital or heading to the hospital soon, download PatientAider.