Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety is a multi-stakeholder collaborative whose goal is to make health information technology (IT) safer together. By bringing together providers, vendors, professional organizations, human factor experts, and others the
Partnership considers all perspectives to address health IT safety concerns.
Partnership collects and analyzes health IT safety hazards and events. Health IT issues are prioritized and specialized workgroups are formed. These workgroups use the data collected to create
safe practices, publish recommendations, and develop implementation toolkits.
is currently working to:
Patient ID Safe Practices Webinar
eight safe practice recommendations, divided into two main areas, detailing how health IT can facilitate patient identification.
The following tools to implement the safe practice recommendations and background research also available.
Together We Will Make Health IT Safer
For more information or to join the
Partnership, contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 825-6000.