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  • Barbara Szeidler, RN, BS, LNC, CPHQ, CPPS

  • Senior Patient Safety Program Director

Barbara, is our Senior Patient Safety Program Director. She is responsible for building and strengthening collaboration of patient safety projects with our Harvard medical institutions and internal members. Barbara will work to coordinate the development and implementation of patient safety programs and products that will align with our member institutions emerging risk and improvement efforts to enhance patient safety. 

Barbara joined CRICO in 2013 with more than 30 years of experience as a registered nurse. Her background includes meeting and leading performance improvement activities for patient safety and quality in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her knowledge in both patient safety and risk management includes experience with regulatory and accreditation standards.

She has presented at The Massachusetts Society for Healthcare Risk Management and the National Patient Safety Foundation, was a panelist for the Federal Food and Drug Administration for medical devices, a speaker at the Massachusetts Foundation for Home Health, National Association of Pediatric Home and Community Care Conferences. 

She received her BS from St. Joseph’s College, her RN from The Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, a certificate as a Legal Nurse Consultant and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality as well as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety.