SUMMERDALE, Pa., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

What: The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Board Meeting to celebrate winners of the Authority’s 2017 «I Am Patient Safety» contest.

Who: Authority board members and staff will recognize 14 individuals or teams from various Pennsylvania healthcare facilities for their outstanding commitment to patient safety.

Why: In celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week 2017 (March 12-18)

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: The Conference Center at Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309

Each year, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority’s «I Am Patient Safety» contest highlights individuals or teams from Pennsylvania healthcare facilities for exhibiting a personal commitment to patient safety. The Authority publicly recognizes each winner leading up to and during Patient Safety Awareness Week 2017 (March 12-18), through social media campaigns, individualized posters, and a formal award ceremony at the Authority’s March Board Meeting.

Read all 14 stories from this year’s I Am Patient Safety contest.

About the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority: The Authority was established under Act 13 of 2002, the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error («MCARE») Act, as an independent state agency. The Authority is charged with taking steps to reduce and eliminate medical errors by identifying problems and recommending solutions that promote patient safety. For more information about the Authority, please visit our website at or call 717-346-0469.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority