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National Patient Safety Foundation President Tejal Gandhi to Address Senate on the Need to Improve Patient Safety
Date:7/16/2014

MD, MPH, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
-Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine
-Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, Professor ad Honorem, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
-Lisa McGiffert, Director, Safe Patient Project, Consumers Union

The hearing begins at 10 am EDT on July 17, 2014, in room 430 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. Video of the proceedings will be streamed live on Sen. Sanders’s website and on the Subcommittee’s website.

About the National Patient Safety Foundation
The National Patient Safety Foundation’s vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about the Foundation’s work, visit

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