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Two National Health Organizations to Recognize the Nation's Best Health Systems for Patient Safety Leadership
Date:7/8/2008

usively for hospital leaders. The Health Care SafetyNetwork is a national program that offers hospital CEOs a forum where they can learn from peers and patient safety experts about ways to create a culture that emphasizes patient safety above all else. The VHA Foundation is looking for those CEOs who understand their pivotal role in patient safety and who believe that they are ultimately responsible for patient safety within their organizations. The Health Care SafetyNetwork is for those CEOs who wish to come together with other like-minded CEOs to accelerate their knowledge and skills base in patient safety leadership. The Network's goal is to create a unique and transformative environment for CEOs to share and learn from each other as well as national safety experts.

To learn more about the patient safety leadership award or the Health Care SafetyNetwork program visit http://www.vhafoundation.org.

About the VHA Foundation

The VHA Foundation, located in Irving, Texas, is a 501(c)(3) private foundation created by VHA Inc. to encourage leadership and innovation in addressing health and health care issues. The Foundation seeks the input and participation of both member and non-member health care organizations in its efforts to improve health and health care. The VHA Foundation funds programs that focus on two important health themes: patient safety and disaster relief.

About the National Business Group on Health

The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit, membership organization of over 300 mostly large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care and related benefits issues. The NBGH identifies and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. NBGH members provide health coverage for more than
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