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PSMF’s Midyear Planning Meeting Co-convened with the Chapman University School of Pharmacy

Experts in Patient Safety Meet to Identify New Challenges to be Addressed at the 2016 Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

Irvine, CA

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is co-convening with Chapman University School of Pharmacy for their Midyear Planning Meeting on July 29, 2015 on Chapman’s main campus in Orange, California.

The meeting will begin with presentations by leaders from each of the twelve workgroups chartered to update Patient Safety Movement’s Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS). The Patient Safety Movements APSS are designed to address the top challenges in patient safety. The group will conclude by identifying new challenges and specifying which will be addressed at their 4th annual Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit January 22-23, 2016 in Dana Point, Calif. Current challenges include:

  • Culture of Safety
  • Failure to Rescue: Post Operative Respiratory Depression
  • Medication Errors
  • Sub-Optimal Blood Management
  • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
  • Sub-Optimal Neonatal Oxygen Targeting
  • Failure to Detect Clinical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD)
  • Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)
  • Hand-off Communications
  • Early Detection of Sepsis
  • Optimal Resuscitation
  • Metrics Integrity

“Our midyear meeting will set the direction of the 2016 Summit,” stated Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. “We feel fortunate to have Chapman University School of Pharmacy co-convene this meeting. We have over hundred patient safety thought leaders from around the world joining together at this midyear meeting. Together, we can and will eradicate preventable patient deaths by 2020.”

The Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) is located on the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California. The CUSP program helps students focus on the lifelong pursuit of answers to the grand challenges in human health around the world and their role in compassionate delivery of those solutions. Responsibility for the use of medication and the health outcomes associated with such use is at the core of the pharmacist’s role in advancing health.

The Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) is located on the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California. The CUSP program helps students focus on the lifelong pursuit of answers to the grand challenges in human health around the world and their role in compassionate delivery of those solutions. Responsibility for the use of medication and the health outcomes associated with such use is at the core of the pharmacist’s role in advancing health.


Media Contacts
Irene Paigah The Patient Safety Movement Foundation Phone: (858) 859-7001 Email: irene@paigah.com