|Lifetag - Medical Identification Jewelry|
Offers alternatives to traditional medical ID tags; provides a highly-visible medical emblem which can attach to jewelry, keys, cell phones, insulin pumps and driver's licenses.
|LifeWings Partners LLC|
Offers guaranteed improvements in patient safety utilizing aviation-based patient safety training programs.
|Making Health Care Safer|
Analyzes controlled observational studies, clinical trials, and peer-reviewed medical literature on practices relevant to improving patient safety. Focuses on prevention of errors and adverse events.
|Maryland Patient Safety|
Supports regional patient safety initiatives by encouraging collaborative efforts, disseminating current knowledge relating to patient safety, and developing a formal structure for activities.
|Medical ID Card|
Offers medical identification cards containing patient-specific medical information to assist resuce personnel.
The Medical Product Surveillance Network (MedSun) supports FDA post-market surveillance; activities include identification, analysis, and dissemination of information about problems with the use of medical devices.
|Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety|
Promotes patient safety by encouraging collaboration between participants of the Minnesota health care system. Includes organizational assessment tools, information on best practices, and links to related resources.
|National Patient Safety Agency|
Promotes an open culture in hospitals, encouraging doctors and other staff to report incidents and 'near misses,' when things almost go wrong. Encourages staff to report incidents without fear of personal reprimand and know that by sharing their experiences others will be able to learn lessons and improve patient safety. The change of emphasis is more about the 'how' than the 'who.'
|National Patient Safety Foundation|
Information, research, and resources on professional, consumer, and systems issues related to patient safety. The online discussion forum is devoted to development of a safer health care system.
|National Quality Forum|
Promotes change through development and implementation of a national strategy for health care quality measurement and reporting.