National Coalition Launches Campaign to Improve Patient Safety

A national advocacy coalition, led by the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI), has launched a campaign to push for a National Patient Safety Board (NPSB), to address the persistently high rates of medical error in the United S...
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Wall Street Journal Features National Patient Safety Board Proposal

In a September 2 article, the Wall Street Journal published a feature on the National Patient Safety Board (NPSB) proposal spearheaded by the NPSB Advocacy Coalition. The article explores how the NPSB could model the National Transport...
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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 ...
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Full Court Press Team Considers Partnerships for the National Patient Safety Board

On August 10, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative's Patient Safety Full Court Press Team met to discuss the next stage of advocating for a National Patient Safety Board (NPSB): focusing on potenti...
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Innovating Patient Safety with David Classen

One of the Foremost Patient Safety Thought Leaders Continues to Trailblaze  Throughout the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's work to propose a National Patient Safety Board, David Classen, MD, MS, has been a unique and invaluable par...
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Full Court Press Convenes National Data & Patient Safety Experts

On June 17, the Patient Safety Full Court Press Team met to discuss data analytics and human factors engineering opportunities for the proposed National Patient Safety Board (NPSB), hearing from several national experts. The presentati...
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Maternity Full Court Press Team Responds to WIC Crisis

On June 28, the Maternity Full Court Press Team met to discuss the current crisis with the crucial Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program in Pennsylvania. In 2020, the disruptive request for applications process to renew ...
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Seniors Full Court Press Team “Travels” Around the World in 80 Minutes

On June 10, the Senior Residential Living Full Court Press Team "traveled" around the world from the comfort of their homes to explore creative, uplifting models of care, senior living, and social policy implemented in many countries, ...
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Full Court Press Teams Explore Community Health Workers & Tech’s Role within Pregnancy and Senior Care

On April 15, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Maternity and Senior Living Full Court Press Teams held a joint meeting to discuss innovations in technology to support perinatal community health workers and high-quality senior livi...
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Karen Feinstein Interviewed on Business as Usual Program

On April 15, Jewish Healthcare Foundation President & CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD was a guest on the Pittsburgh Technology Council's noontime program, Business as Usual. The Pittsburgh Technology Council launched the daily z...
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JHF Board Convenes to Review Novel Initiatives During COVID-19

On April 5, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Board met. This was Debra L. Caplan's first meeting as JHF Board Chair. The Board welcomed a record number of 10 new members. The Full Court Press Team leads Pat Siger, Chair of the Pregnanc...
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Senior Living Full Court Press Team Explores Residential Care Models

On March 4, the Senior Living Full Court Press (FCP) Team met to discuss senior residential living models and to advance plans for the Teaching Research Nursing Home Pilot Project introduced at the last meeting by Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN...
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National Experts Bring Insights to Patient Safety Full Court Press Team

On March 30, the Patient Safety Full Court Press Team heard from several national experts on the opportunity to apply the aviation industry's safety model to health care, using electronic health records, data collection, and cutting-ed...
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Maternity Full Court Press Reviews Proposed Federal “Momnibus”

On March 31, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Maternity Full Court Press Team met to discuss the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 and its implications for Pennsylvania. Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) Com...
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Transportation Industry Partners Inform National Patient Safety Policy Proposal

A few months into the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)'s Full Court Press initiative, we are optimistic about the progress toward a National Patient and Provider Safety Authority (NPSA), in part due to support and information from ne...
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National Patient & Provider Safety Authority in the News

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is drawing attention to the Full Court Press proposal for a National Patient and Provider Safety Authority (NPSA) in local and national media. Read JHF President and CEO Karen Feinstein's op-ed on the N...
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Patient Safety Full Court Press Team Examines Tech and QI Options

On February 25, the National Patient and Provider Safety Authority (NPSA) Full Court Press team discussed how technology and quality improvement methods can achieve patient safety with less overload on providers. The meeting was part o...
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NPSA Advocacy Coalition Kicks Off

On February 23, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative brought together the inaugural National Patient & Provider Safety Authority (NPSA) Coalition to align policy and advocacy efforts to create ...
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Maternal Health Policy Salon Brings Experts to D.C. Leaders

On February 22, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) partnered with AcademyHealth to host a closed-door virtual policy discussion on maternal health priorities for 2021. The Policy Salon brought together bipartisan and bicameral seni...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Supports AcademyHealth Conference

During the AcademyHealth 2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) President and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein moderated a breakout session with speakers Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, P...
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