March 12-18th is Patient Safety Awareness Week

Posted on 3/2/2017
Author: Trey Cook, Creative Director

Do you believe every day is a patient safety day? At MSC, we believe that every day is a patient safety day - and we encourage you to take take the pledge to be an active member of your healthcare team, whether you are a healthcare consumer or professional.

According to United for Patient Safety, "...One in 10 patients develops a health care acquired condition during hospitalization. Medical error has been estimated to cause the deaths of 44,000 to 98,000 hospital patients a year, with recent research suggesting that the number might be as high as 440,000 deaths."

Join MSC and National Patient Safety Foundation by being United for Patient Safety. Take the pledge by clicking here. For more information on Patient Safety Week, click here. Together with MSC and United for Patient Safety, we can make every day a patient saftey day and stand united in striving to reduce harm in patient care!

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