Partnering With Patients and Families is Key to Safer, More Compassionate Care

The importance of the relationship among health care providers, patients and their families in ensuring safe care is the focal point for Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8-14, 2015. This year’s theme, United in Safety, reflects the fact that everyone has a role to play in assuring safe care and by sharing that common goal, we can make a make a difference. Kaiser Permanente will participate in this annual event, sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation, which leads hospitals and health care organizations around the world in demonstrating a strong commitment to patient safety.