BOSTON, April 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed MRM Group, a leading national provider of health care risk management and patient safety solutions, as a new member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition.
MRM Group specializes in providing risk and patient safety education, practice change, and consulting services to health care providers and institutions across the country, with the goals of eliminating preventable adverse events while at the same time reducing malpractice claims and premiums and improving the patient experience.
"At MRM Group, we are sharply focused on creating and delivering education programs that help our clients and their clinical teams improve patient safety and the patient experience," said Kevin W. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of MRM Group. "Joining the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition reflects our commitment to finding new solutions, and we look forward to working alongside the Foundation and other members of the Coalition."
The NPSF Patient Safety Coalition was created to align diverse stakeholders from across the continuum of care in a unifying mission of making health care safer for patients and the workforce. Membership is open to myriad groups, including solutions providers working to address patient safety challenges, professional associations, advocacy organizations, and other similarly committed organizations. Coalition members gain valuable opportunities for networking, learning, and knowledge sharing through quarterly webinars, an annual member meeting, special projects and events, and other high-value activities.
"MRM Group shares the National Patient Safety Foundation's goal of seeking solutions to prevent harm to patients," said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president and CEO of NPSF. "We are very pleased to welcome them to the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition."
For more information about the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition and how to join, contact David Coletta, senior vice president, at email@example.com.
About the National Patient Safety Foundation
The National Patient Safety Foundation's vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about the Foundation's work, visit www.npsf.org. Follow @theNPSF on Twitter.
About MRM Group
With clients from coast to coast, MRM Group™ empowers healthcare providers and institutions to eliminate preventable adverse events, reduce the frequency and severity of claims, and reduce malpractice premiums, while increasing patient safety and improving the patient experience. Founded in 2003 by leading malpractice defense attorneys, as well as healthcare and insurance executives, MRM Group has transformed the way institutions think about risk and patient safety education, creating a highly-effective, specialty-specific methodology that has proven time and again to drive sustained practice change and consistently deliver a remarkable return on investment. For more information, visit www.mrmgroup.com.
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Source:The National Patient Safety Foundation