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 Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Witnesses

Panel I

  1. John James, PhD
    Founder
    Patient Safety America
    Houston, TX
  2. Ashish Jha, MD, MPH
    Professor of Health Policy and Management
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Boston, MA
  3. Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH
    President, National Patient Safety Foundation; Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  4. 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
  5. Joanne Disch, PhD, RN
    Professor ad Honorem
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing
    Minneapolis, MN
  6. Lisa McGiffert
    Director
    Safe Patient Project, Consumers Union
    Austin, TX

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