US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Subcommittee Hearing - More Than 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day Is Too Many: The Need to Improve Patient Safety


Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging


Thursday, July 17 2014, 10:00 AM


430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Panel I

  • John James, PhD , Founder, Patient Safety America, Houston, TX
  • Ashish Jha, MD, MPH , Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH , President, National Patient Safety Foundation; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 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, Baltimore, MD
  • Joanne Disch, PhD, RN , Professor ad Honorem, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN
  • Lisa McGiffert , Director, Safe Patient Project, Consumers Union, Austin, TX