In addition to the corporate commitment to patient safety, the Cardinal Health Foundation has provided more than $10 million for significant health- care initiatives since its inception in 2002. Many of these have a special focus on patient safety including:
- Serving as a lead sponsor for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's
100,000 Lives and 5 Million Lives Campaigns.
- Funding important patient safety initiatives in partnership with leading
national and regional organizations, such as the National Quality Forum,
the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Maryland
Patient Safety Center.
- Development of a national poison prevention campaign focused on
medication safety in partnership with SafeKids Worldwide.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is an
$87 billion, global company serving the health-care industry with products
and services that help hospitals, physician offices and pharmacies reduce
costs, improve safety, productivity and profitability, and deliver better
care to patients. With a focus on making supply chains more efficient,
reducing hospital-acquired infections and breaking the cycle of harmful
medication errors, Cardinal Health develops market-leading technologies,
including Alaris(R) IV pumps, Pyxis(R) automated
|SOURCE Cardinal Health|
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