Patient Safety Movement

Patient Safety Movement

HRO Professional Development announced today that they have joined the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) as a Committed Partner to help address the largescale problem occurring worldwide; preventable medical errors within hospitals.


As a committed partner, HRO Professional Development Ltd will demonstrate alliance with the PSMF by the following:

  1. Spreading the mission of 0X2020 to HRO Professional Development Ltd members and network
  2. Participating in the PSMF’s Actionable Patient Safety Solution’s (APSS) workgroups and helping to identify subject matter experts to contribute to the development of interested topics
  3. Asking members of HRO Professional Development Ltd who are leaders working in the hospitals to implement APSS, or share their own successful processes, to eliminate preventable deaths. And, make their own commitments to action to the PSMF. 


"At HRO Professional Development Ltd, we understand the power of shared learning," said Merja Matero, Founder and General Manager of HRO Professional Development Ltd, "We look forward to working closely with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation to help eliminate preventable patient deaths together."


Every year, more than three million people worldwide and over 200,000 people in the United States die in hospitals due to a medical error. It is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States and the economic cost is estimated to be close to $1.44 trillion annually. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission and public commitment is to eliminate preventable patient deaths by the year 2020 (0X2020).


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