New National Patient Safety Board Video Promotes the Need to Make Health Care as Safe as Flying

It's time for a National Patient Safety Board and to kick start the new year, the NPSB Advocacy Coalition released a 30-second video calling viewers to take action to support the creation of an NPSB. The goal of the video is to inform ...
Continue reading

Karen Wolk Feinstein and Value Capture CEO Ken Segel Discuss Why the U.S. Needs an NPSB

Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein and Value Capture CEO and founding director of the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative (PRHI) Ken Segel discussed why federal action is critical to address preve...
Continue reading

House Bill Establishes Federal Agency Dedicated to Patient Safety

U.S. Representative Nanette Barragán (D-CA) has announced the introduction of H.R.9377 – the National Patient Safety Board Act, legislation to establish an independent federal agency dedicated to preventing and reducing healthcare-rela...
Continue reading

Robert Ferguson Presents ‘Policy and Coalition Work for Establishing a National Patient Safety Board’ at the ACMQ 2022 Annual Conference

Jewish Health Foundation's Chief Policy Officer Robert Ferguson, MPH was a featured speaker at the 2022 Annual Conference of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ), leading the session "Policy and Coalition Work for Establishin...
Continue reading

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Board Accepts Invite to Join the National Patient Safety Board Coalition

On September 6, Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, president and CEO of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, was invited by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Board of Directors to discuss op...
Continue reading

Karen Wolk Feinstein Provides Testimony to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology in Support of a National Patient Safety Board

Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Dr. Karen Wolk Feinstein provided testimony September 21 to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) on the foundation's support for the establishment of a Nat...
Continue reading

March for Patient Safety Features National Patient Safety Board

On September 17, designated as World Patient Safety Day by the World Health Organization, advocates for greater safety in health care gathered in Washington, DC, to take part in the annual March for Patient Safety. Patients for Patient...
Continue reading

Karen Wolk Feinstein in Pittsburgh Business Times Discussing Activist Philanthropy, Reducing Medical Error

On September 16, the Pittsburgh Business Times published an interview with Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) CEO and president Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD on activist philanthropy and JHF's efforts to reduce medical errors. In the piece...
Continue reading