JHF CEO Karen Feinstein Speaks at Patient Safety Moonshot Panel for World Patient Safety Day
For World Patient Safety Day 2021 on September 17, Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein spoke during a panel on the "Patient Safety Moonshot™," a movement to cure medical harm by 2030. The Patient Safety Moonshot™ consists of three public policy initiatives that will push the movement to zero preventable harm and death forward: patient safety data transparency, alignment of payment incentives, and establishing region-appropriate regulatory oversight. Karen outlined the concept of a National Patient Safety Board (NPSB) as part of the effort to address medical error in the United States using advanced analytics and technology. The panel was facilitated by David B. Mayer, Patient Safety Movement Foundation, MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety and also included Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group, and Javier T. Davila, Regional Network Chair, Former Medical Director, Head of Medical Education, Patient Safety Movement Foundation in Mexico, Mexican Social Security Institute, Research and Health Public Policy.
Watch a recording of the panel here.