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#uniteforsafecare Virtual Event

September 17 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Virtual Event

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Date:
September 17
Time:
5:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvzjjYZRUB0
WATCH THE RECORDED PROGRAM

Free YouTube Live Event

On World Patient Safety Day, September 17th, 2020, 6,821 people tuned into the virtual event with their friends and families (with physical distancing and masks) to learn about how they could protect themselves as a patient, and serve as an advocate for their loved ones receiving medical care. The event recording lives on YouTube so you if you missed it or want to tune back in, click on the link below. 

HEADLINERS

Speakers addressed the following themes and questions:

  • what are medical errors
  • history of patient and health worker safety
  • what a culture of safety means 
  • tips patients should know to keep themselves safe in the hospital
  • why we need patient safety legislation
  • perspectives from hospital CEOs on unsafe care
  • testimonials from health workers about COVID-19
  • mental health of health workers and burnout rates
  • address disparities in healthcare
  • memorial and tribute to those we’ve tragically lost
  • celebration of survivors of medical harm
  • and, why our speakers care about making health care safe for all, and why you should too!

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