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Partnership with Patient

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ZERO HARM, it is achievable

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The third-leading cause of death in US most doctors don’t want you to know about

  • A recent Johns Hopkins study claims more than 250,000 people in the U.S. die every year from medical errors. Other reports claim the numbers to be as high as 440,000.
  • Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
  • Advocates are fighting back, pushing for greater legislation for patient safety.
  • Patient safety and reduction of preventable medical error is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. Medical errors are leading cause of the death in United State. The Institute of Medicine USA, (IOM) reported the annual number of deaths in hospitals from medical errors to be between 44’000 and 98’000 in 1999.
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A Safer World by Preventing Medication Errors

For over 30 years, ISMP has been a global leader in patient safety as the first non-profit organization dedicated to the collaborative development, education, and advocacy of safe medication practices.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the only 501c (3) nonprofit organization devoted entirely to preventing medication errors. During its more than 30- year history, ISMP has helped make a difference in the lives of millions of patients and the healthcare professionals who care for them.

Action Plan

Key action plan for the IPSO for enhancing the patient safety

Think you know about IPSO? Read our 10-point plan for safety culture.

Partner

Beterra began as a spin-off of Synensys – a global patient safety and quality improvement consulting firm. Within Synensys, Beterra had developed measurement tools and analytics for over 250 hospitals since 2010. As we continued our work across 7 countries...

Action Plan

Key action plan for the IPSO for enhancing the patient safety

Think you know about IPSO? Read our 10-point plan for safety culture.

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Certificate Courses

Huge range of Online & Classroom Courses

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WHO FACTS

 

Estimates show that in developed countries as many as one in 10 patients is harmed
while receiving hospital care. The harm can be caused by a range of errors or adverse
events.

WORLD WIDE FACTS

Belgium

The federal (national) government decides upon the basic contents but the regions/communities organise and manage the different programmes in the universities and higher education institutes on patient safety.

WHO FACTS

 

At any given time, 1.4 million people worldwide suffer from infections acquired in hospitals. Hand hygiene is the most essential measure for reducing health care-associated infection and the development of antimicrobial resistance.

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Key Stake Holder’s

The key stakeholder’s are acting like a mentor of this organisation. They are involved in the strategical decision about the functionality of the organisation and remain central voice for the advancement of the patient safety for the entire healthcare delivery system of the country.