Webinar Archive: “Teaming with Patients to Improve Safety”

I’m excited to be playing host for a KaiNexus webinar on August 30 on a topic that’s very important to me (and to many) — patient safety.

As I mentioned yesterday on LinkedIn, estimates suggest that medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States, with approximately 250,000 deaths a year… and that’s four times as many deaths as caused by the opioid crisis.

Don’t get me wrong, opioid abuse and what happens to patients who end up addicted is horrible. But the newly-named “national emergency” of opioid abuse gets far more attention than what I would call “the international patient safety emergency” that has been around for a long time.

I try bringing attention to the serious, yet solvable, problem of patient harm caused by preventable medical error. That’s why I’m happy that we’ll have three presenters on the 30th on this topic:

“Teaming with Patients to Improve Safety”
Click here to register – the webinar is free.