Mar 15, 2017

Improving Patient Safety: IHI and National Patient Safety Foundation Agree to Merge

Effective May 1st, 2017, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) have plans of merging. This merger came about after recognizing that patient safety is in need of a fresh start that includes robust approaches and a focus on health care systems that recognize patient safety as a public health issue.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement President and CEO, Derek Feeley, will lead the combination of both organizations, stating that this is the perfect time for these two organizations to merge, " help reenergize the patient safety agenda, building on a mutual history of helping health care systems gain the knowledge and skills to implement harm reduction across the entire continuum of care."

Click here to read the full press release.

Check out the video below featuring the IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley and NPSF Presidents and CEO Tejal Gandhi discussing the merger and future plans for both organizations.

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