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.

8,220+

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

Believe in Zero
232,887+

People around the globe believe ZERO is the only acceptable goal

Global Reach
108

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 positive 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.

Announcements
Monthly CE-bearing Performance Improvement Workshop

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is offering it’s new series of virtual workshops to enhance

Save the Date: March 4-5, 2022

World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit will be held virtually in early 2022. Learn

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

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

News
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My First Chairman’s Letter

It’s a daunting proposition to be asked to be the chair of the Patient Safety

The Blackburn Family Story

We were first introduced to Lily Blackburn’s story when she was 11 years old. Three

Joe Kiani Appointed to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

Congratulations, Joe Kiani, on this well-deserved recognition!   We are excited to share the news