PULSECenter for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy

PULSE HEALTHCARE EQUALITY PROJECT

The Pulse Healthcare Equality Project is an independent, community-based program dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical care for patients belonging to at-risk groups.
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Patient Safety Event Spring Symposium May 1, 2017
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PROFESSIONALS FOR          PATIENT SAFETY 
(PPS)


PPS are professionals
who have (or have had) direct contact with patients or their family members. PPS meets monthly to discuss patient safety issues and concerns.
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FAMILY CENTERED 
PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAINING


In-depth training that enables participants to understand the role they play in patient safety as a support person or advocate.

CURRENT PROGRAMS AT THE PULSE CENTER






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The Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY) was founded in 1996 to empower patients and their families to be active members of their healthcare teams. Research shows that involved and informed patients have better outcomes. Medical errors cost the economy as much as $29 billion a year.

Pulse uses the stories and experiences of patients and their families, as well as information and research distributed by
patient safety organizations, to educate and advocate for safe care.

Pulse workshops and community programs were developed
with national and local leaders in patient safety. Participants often share health care experiences which Pulse uses to find solutions and make improvements. 89% of the people who were surveyed following Pulse programs reported that they will change their behavior because of what they learned.

To help support this ongoing work, consider making Pulse one of your charities of choice this year.