NPSB Advocacy Coalition Hosts Congressional Briefing on Patient Safety and the Need for a National Patient Safety Board

The work of the National Patient Safety Board Advocacy Coalition was highlighted at the July 13th Congressional briefing at the Rayburn House Office in Washington, DC with a discussion on the alarming downturn in patient safety measure...
Continue reading

PRHI Board Members Discuss the Patient Safety Tech Challenge and the National Patient Safety Boards in Norway, Finland, and the UK

On July 27, the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) Board convened to discuss the progress and next steps of the Patient Safety Technology Challenge and share how lessons learned on a study tour to Norway and Finland can infor...
Continue reading

Robert Ferguson Highlights NPSB Vision and Progress at 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

Robert Ferguson was a guest at the 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit on June 1 and 2 in Newport Beach, CA, speaking on a panel about the National Patient Safety Board (NPSB). Moderated by JHF Board membe...
Continue reading

Allegheny County Medical Society Highlights the National Patient Safety Board

In a recent post on The Allegheny County Medical Society's ACMS Insights, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) CEO and President Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, outlined the efforts of PRHI to focus on policy change at the federal l...
Continue reading

National Patient Safety Board Full Court Press Team Meeting Discusses Ways to Raise Awareness about Medical Error through Media Coverage

The National Patient Safety Board (NPSB) Full Court Press team meeting held virtually on February 7 provided a forum for a conversation between Full Court Press members and three national journalists on how to raise public interest and...
Continue reading

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