Patient Safety Movement tackles preventable patient deaths with innovation contest

Patient Safety Movement Foundation founder Joe Kiani announced the organization is awarding three prizes for advocates with innovative processes or products that will help eliminate preventable patient deaths, according to a Digital Journal report.

Mr. Kiani made the announcement at the Commerce + Creativity international conference in Montreal to more than 1,400 attendees.

The prizes are worth the following dollar amounts.

  • 1st Prize: $50,000
  • 2nd Prize: $25,000
  • 3rd Prize: $10,000


Winners of the awards will also be given stage time at Patient Safety Movement's 2016 Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in Irvine, Calif., according to the report.

To learn more or enter the innovation contest, click here

 

 

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