What is patient safety?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), patient safety is the absence of preventable harm to a patient in healthcare or the reduction of the risk of harm https://www.who.int/patientsafety/en/
How do we Support Patient Safety?
At Whitley Patient Advocates we understand how important the concept of “patient safety” is in addition to assisting clients navigate their healthcare journey. Ensuring that patient safety is a priority is very important in any healthcare setting as well as home environment.
We have three top environments that we focus on regarding patient safety:
1. Healthcare settings
2. Transitions of care between healthcare organizations
3. The home environment
Our Commitment to Action
Whitley Patient Advocates is proud to announce our partnership with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) to avoid preventable deaths worldwide. See our letter of commitment with the patient safety movement
As patient advocates, we strive to assist our clients in their healthcare journey and promote a culture of safety wherever their healthcare needs take them, from institutions to home.
The Patient Safety Movement Organization
We are proud to support the mission of PSMF, which is to raise awareness about patient and health worker safety by educating and mobilizing people across the world to stand up for safe care. We also strive to support their vision of a future where all patients and health workers are free from harm caused by our healthcare system
The PSMF latest campaign is to Unite for Safe Care-patients, advocates, health workers and leaders, together globally working to ensure patient and health worker safety in every nation on earth http://patientsafetymovement.org