Navigation Links
National Leaders in Emergency Medicine and Patient Safety to Address Future Opportunities and Challenges in Emergency Care

FOLSOM, Calif., April  19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF) today announced the speakers at their upcoming 1st Annual Patient Safety Summit in Las Vegas, NV on May 5-6, 2011. The meeting, Patient Safety in Emergency Care: Excellence in Outcomes, (Twitter hashtag #empsfmtg1) will be a forum for sharing insights on solving the patient safety challenges associated with providing emergency care in the pre-hospital and emergency department (ED) settings. Attendees will include leadership from key organizations, emergency medicine providers, nursing, hospital administrators, emergency medical services (EMS), pharmacy, risk management and patient safety officers and researchers.

Distinguished speakers who will be participating in the conference's opening panel hosted by Robert Wears, MD, MS of the University of Florida are:

  • Michelle Hoppes, RN, MS, president of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • AnnMarie Papa, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC, FAEN, president of the Emergency Nurses Association
  • Diane Pinakiewicz, MBA, executive director of the National Patient Safety Foundation
  • Sandra Schneider, MD, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians

In addition, the summit features lectures by emergency medicine leaders from the following academic institutions, medical facilities and organizations:

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Cincinnati Children's Center for Simulation and Research, Cincinnati, OH
  • Emergency Medical Associates, Livingston, NJ
  • Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation, Folsom, CA
  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MedStar Health, Washington, D.C.
  • Shands Hospital at The University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
  • Thomson Reuters, Philadelphia, PA

"We are honored to have such a distinguished representation from across the emergency medicine community join us as speakers at our summit," said Dianne Vass, executive director of EMPSF. "We are equally excited to welcome poster presentations from many more leading institutions and to have so many from our community plan to exhibit and attend."

The EMPSF 1st Annual Patient Safety Summit will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on May 5-6, 2011. Those interested in attending, sponsoring and exhibiting are encouraged to visit the EMPSF website for complete details or contact EMPSF for more information.


The Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF) is a national, 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2003 to identify and respond to the challenges of providing safe, quality health care in the practice of Emergency Medicine. For more information, call (888) 294-4624, visit, and Facebook.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

Dianne Vass


Dianne Vass
Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation

SOURCE Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Omeros Announces Publication of MASP-2 Data in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
2. ULURU Inc. Announces Commercial Exhibit and Scientific Presentations at the SAWC/WHS National Wound Symposium
3. Worlds Leaders on Macular Disease Convene in New York on April 16 for AMD Alliance International (AMDAI) Meeting
4. Max Neeman International Completes Targeted Enrollment of 15,000 for Large Ph IV Study
5. PRA International Experts to Speak at Drug Safety Conference
6. HeartWare Announces Presentations at The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting
7. Cardiocom Receives U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs National Contract for Home Telehealth Devices
8. Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Highlights of Third International Conference of Cellvizio Users (ICCU)
9. TechniScans Breast Imaging Science Featured at National Ultrasound Conference
10. The MED Group Launches the New National Orthotics & Prosthetics Network
11. Two New U.S. Patents Issued to Dyadic International
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") ... Surgical facility in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico ... and blades. ... the facility sustained minor structural damage, temporary loss of ... Repairs have been completed, manufacturing operations have resumed, and ...
(Date:10/5/2017)...  In response to the nationwide opioid epidemic, ... (AAOMS) released prescribing recommendations that urge ibuprofen – ... a first-line therapy to manage a patient,s acute ... Recognizing the value and importance of the ... Acute and Postoperative Pain Management" stresses that practitioners ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... FLINT, Mich. , Oct. 2, 2017 ... acquired 8th Day Software and Consulting, LLC , ... 8th Day Software, based in Tennessee ... Management LLC. 8th Day expands EnvoyHealth,s service offerings for ... product development. "In ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Dickinson ... offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update on a charitable ... , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that provides shelter and ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Pekin, IL (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... Foundation, which established the certification process to promote standards of excellence for the ... iaedp™ Symposium, scheduled for March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which ... evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , ... and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th ... Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):