Patient Safety Advocacy, Education and Support

Family Centered Patient Advocacy Training
Our next training program is scheduled for Nov 2, 9, and 16 2016
through the Hofstra Continuing Education Program.

$25 early registration discount available if you register by October 15, 2016.
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Hofstra CE


Hofstra CE

"Women of Color" Health Documentary

The PULSE Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY),
is interviewing a number of black women about their healthcare experiences.
Their stories will be woven into a documentary video exploring racial inequality in healthcare.

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PULSE was founded in 1996 to empower patients and their families to be an active part of their healthcare team. Research shows that involved and informed patients have better outcomes. Medical errors cost the economy as much as $29 billion a year.

PULSE uses the stories and experiences of patients and their families, as well as information and research distributed by patient safety organizations, to educate and advocate for safe care.

PULSE workshops and community programs were developed with national and local leaders in patient safety. Participants often share health care experiences which PULSE uses to find solutions and make improvements. 89% of the people who were surveyed following PULSE programs reported that they will change their behavior because of what they learned.

To help support this ongoing work, consider making PULSE one of your charities of choice this year.



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