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NPSF and CRICO Announce Plans to Highlight Patient Safety Research

  • March 1, 2015

CRICO has agreed to underwrite the Keynote: Hot Topics in Patient Safety: Selected Papers Advancing the Field in the Past Year presented by Kaveh Shojania, MD, at National Patient Safety Foundation's (NPSF) Patient Safety Congress. The three year sponsorship will begin at the 17th annual session April 29-May 1, 2015 in Austin, TX.


This funding is an extension of CRICO's mission: to promote patient safety through broad dissemination of initiatives designed to reduce medical error and malpractice exposure. The NPSF Congress will focus on key research findings related to patient safety.

 

Citation for the full-text article

NPSF, CRICO Announce Plans to Highlight Patient Safety Research. Medical Liability Monitor. 2015;40(3):4.