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International Patient Safety Day

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

The International Patient Safety Day is a campaign for all stakeholders in the health care system to work together to improve patient safety.

PURPOSE AND TOPICS

Healthcare organisations, institutions, academic organisations, companies, patient organisations – all are invited to participate in this day with their activities and ideas, for example:

//  Presentation of effective solutions to improve quality and safety in health care

//  Raising awareness amongst the public and media on key issues relating to patient safety

// Information on activities in hospitals, care homes and general practice

// Information for patients on how they can contribute to their own safety

The International Patient Safety Day has a specific topic every year:

The focus of this year’s International Day is

“If silence is dangerous”

and is intended to promote better communication between all parties involved in the care process. Organisations may choose a different topic if they want to.

Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
http://www.patient-safety-day.org/