Imagine a world where safe care is delivered every time someone seeks medical care

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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 Solution

Connecting the Dots

Urgently unifying people and collectively improving patient safety across the globe.

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.

Medical Errors
3 Million

Patients estimated to die globally each year from medical errors.

Believe in Zero
458,666+

People around the globe believe ZERO is the only acceptable goal

8,220+

Patients die in hospitals every day, in ways that could have been prevented.

Global Reach
109

Countries engaged and impacted through our programs and services

What We Do

Working together to educate everyone who is a piece of the puzzle to create public demand for safe and reliable care.

Our Impact

Challenging the status quo and taking action-oriented steps to positively impact patient safety for all patients across the world, today.

Patient Safety

COVID-19 created a more complex healthcare landscape than ever before. Learn why we have to focus on patient safety today.

Actionable Patient Safety Solutions™ (APSS™)

We’ve published nearly 50 APSS addressing the leading causes of preventable harm and death across the world. We implore hospitals and healthcare organizations to download and implement today to save lives tomorrow.

Announcements
Monthly CE-bearing Performance Improvement Workshop

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is offering a new series of 5-hour virtual workshops to

Time to Register for the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit will be held virtually on April 29-30th, 2022.

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

IRVINE, CALIF. – The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving

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