Becker's Hospital Review Names 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety

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Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2015 edition of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety," which includes individuals at national organizations, universities and healthcare organizations working to improve patient safety. Individuals included on the list consist of advocates, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare providers who have won awards, published articles, spoken out and led initiatives to reduce harm and ensure safety.

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Individuals included on the list consist of advocates, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare providers who have won awards, published articles, spoken out and led initiatives to reduce harm and ensure safety.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team considered nominations and selected leaders through an editorial review process. The list of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety" includes the following leaders:

James Bagian, MD

David J. Ballard, MD, PhD

David Westfall Bates, MD

David Louis Battinelli, MD

Don Berwick, MD

Leah F. Binder

David Birnbach, MD

John Bulger, DO

Maureen Bisognano, RN

Pascale Carayon, PhD

Christine Cassel, MD

MaryAnn Chanes, RN

Mark R. Chassin, MD

Michael Cohen

Patrick Conway, MD

Katrina Crist

Jacqueline Daley

Krishna Das, MD

Louise-Marie Dembry, MD

Cynthia Deyling, MD

Sir Liam Donaldson

Samuel Flanders, MD

Tom Frieden, MD

Karen Frush, MD

Tejal K. Gandhi, MD

Atul Gawande, MD, PhD

Mark Graber, MD

Linda Groah, RN, MSN, CNOR, CNAA, FAAN

Anthony Harris, MD

Helen Haskell

Brent James, MD

Joe Kiani

Clifford Y. Ko, MD, FACS

Richard Kronick, PhD

Lucian Leape, MD

Jeffrey C. Lerner, PhD

Mary Lou Manning, PhD

James Merlino, MD

Elizabeth A. Mort, MD

Brigitta Mueller, MD

Margaret E. O'Kane

Peter Pronovost MD, PhD

Gina Pugliese, RN

Kenneth Sands, MD

Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD

Kaveh G. Shojania, MD

Joan Silver, RN

Robert K. Stoelting, MD

Robert M. Watcher, MD

Gail Warden

The full list can be read here.

Note: Leaders did not and cannot pay to be included on the list. Individuals are presented in alphabetical order.

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Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.

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