Thursday, July 23, 2009

Patient Safety Day -- July 25th

Our friend, John McCormack, passed this along...

National, World, Global Patient Safety Day

Remembering patients and families who have lost their life (or quality of life) due to medical errors -and in tribute to those who work to improve the safety and quality of healthcare for future patients."Together, lighting the path to safe healthcare - today and everyday: safe, high quality healthcare is neither accidental nor static."
Time: Moment of Silence at Noon and 6 p.m. your timezone

There will be a meeting in Boston in front of the statehouse this Saturday, July 25th, at 11 am for a moment of silence remembering those who have been harmed by medical error.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

rL Solutions to Sponsor 2nd Annual MITSS HOPE Award

MITSS is proud to announce that rL Solutions will sponsor its Second Annual HOPE Award. The HOPE Award was established in 2008 to recognize people -- patients, families, healthcare providers, hospitals (or teams or departments therein), academic institutions, community health centers, grass roots organizations, EAP programs, etc. -- who exemplify the mission of MITSS: Supporting Healing and Restoring Hope to patients, families, and clinicians impacted by adverse medical events. The winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize to continue their work.

Nominations are due by September 14, 2009, and the award will be presented at the MITSS 8th Annual Dinner and Fundraiser to be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Thursday, November 12th, 2009.

For more information about the award, or to nominate someone, visit us at; call Winnie Tobin at (617) 232-0090 or e-mail; or, mail us at MITSS, 830 Boylston Street, Suite 206, Boston, MA, 02467.

About rL Solutions:

rL Solutions provides proven risk management, patient feedback, claims and infection control software to help healthcare organizations improve patient safety and healthcare quality. rL Solutions brings together innovative technologies, stellar client service, and a broad ecosystem of partners to give its 500 clients a complete safety and quality solution. With products that are easy to use and easy to implement, rL Solutions is a world leader in the healthcare market. For more information, visit


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