HELP Subcommittee Sets Hearing on Patient Safety

Scheduled witnesses for the July 17 hearing include Tejal Gandhi, M.D., MPH , president of the National Patient Safety Foundation.

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions' Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging will hold a hearing this week on the topic of patient safety. Six experts are listed as witnesses for the panel's 10 a.m. hearing on July 17.

Scheduled witnesses are:

  • John James, Ph.D., founder, Patient Safety America, Houston
  • Ashish Jha, M.D., MPH , professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
  • Tejal Gandhi, M.D., MPH , president, National Patient Safety Foundation; associate professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president for Patient Safety and Quality and director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore
  • Joanne Disch, Ph.D., RN , professor ad honorem, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis
  • Lisa McGiffert, director, Safe Patient Project, Consumers Union, Austin, Texas

Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., chairs the subcommittee, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., is its ranking member.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Complete Online Safety Training Courses

    Deliver state-of-the art, online safety training courses to your organization with IndustrySafe Training Management Software. Generate reports to track training compliance and automatically notify learners of upcoming or overdue classes.

  • Easy to Use Safety Inspection App

    Conduct inspections on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Complete safety audits at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data and Maintain OSHA Compliance

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus