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Lucian Leape Institute First Roundtable: A Resounding Success
Date:2/12/2008

nsors Hospira and McKesson provided support for the Open Discussions and the Gala. More than thirty organizations and individuals pledged their support by becoming sponsors of the event, with all proceeds from the evening providing funding for the work of the Institute.

Dr. Paul Gluck, Chair, NPSF Board of Directors and Gala host, confirmed the excitement surrounding the event, "The Institute bearing Lucian's name is a tribute to his lifetime accomplishments and work. The inaugural events held are a first new step in bringing patient safety to the next level."

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE AND NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY FOUNDATION

The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation was founded in May 2007 to provide strategic direction for the field of patient safety. Through its Roundtable process, the Institute will provide vision and context for the many efforts already underway within the healthcare field and call for large-scale changes necessary to accelerate the patient safety work. The Lucian Leape Institute is part of The National Patient Safety Foundation(R), an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been pursuing one mission -- improving the safety of the healthcare system for the patients and families it serves -- since its founding in 1997.


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