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.

What Is Patient Safety?

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

Take Action

Ready to step up and take individual or organizational action? Great!

Learn what you and/or your organization can do to advance our mission today.

Actionable Patient Safety Solutions™ (APSS™)

We’ve published over 18 evidence-based 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
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation Admonishes the Criminalization of Medical Errors

First and foremost, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation would like to express its deepest condolences

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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PSMF CEO Michael Ramsay Weighs in on the OIG Report for Adverse Events in Hospitals

In the month of October 2018, 25% of Medicare patients experienced harm during their hospital

The Summit Session One Experience

Annually, the first quarter of the year marks the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s highly anticipated

The War in Ukraine and its Impact on their Health Systems

Dear Friends and Colleagues These last weeks have reminded us of the fragility of peace

In the Pandemic, Racism in Medicine Jeopardizes Patient Safety

In March of 2020, Chimére Smith, then a 37-year-old middle school teacher in Baltimore, went