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

April 12, 2013

Becker's Hospital Review has named Leah Binder to its list, "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety." This list recognizes advocates, professors, researchers, administrators and health care 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 evaluated individuals committed to patient safety at national organizations, universities and health care organizations. Experts were chosen based on their local and national impact on patient safety through participating in or heading patient safety initiatives, educating others, publicly speaking about patient safety and publishing articles and research. Nominations were also accepted and evaluated by the editorial team.

The 2013 edition of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety" includes the following individuals:

Jason Adelman, MD, MS.
David W. Bates, MD, MSc.
Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP.
Leah F. Binder, MA, MGA.
Maureen Bisognano, RN.
Doug Bonacum.
Richard Boothman, JD.
Helga Brake, PharmD, CPHQ.
Darrell A. Campbell Jr., MD.
Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH.
Carolyn M. Clancy, MD.
Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD.
Robert Connors, MD.
William A. Conway, MD.
Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD.
Ilene Corina.
Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA.
Charles Denham, MD.
Jay Deshpande, MD, MPH.
Scott J. Ellner, DO, MPH.
Tejal Gandhi, MD.
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH.
Vicki Good, RN, MSN, CENP.
Patricia S. Grant, RN, BSN, MS, CIC.
Linda Groah, RN, MSN, CNOR, CNAA, FAAN.
Stephen R. Grossbart, PhD.
Leigh S. Hamby, MD, MHA.
Michael Henderson, MD.
Brent C. James, MD, MStat.
Gary S. Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, FACPE. Edward Kelley, MD, PhD.
Donald Kennerly, MD, PhD.
Lucian Leape, MD.
Jennie Mayfield, BSN, MPH, CIC.
Gregg Meyer, MD. 
Julianne M. Morath, RN, MS.
Elizabeth Mort, MD.
Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD.
Diane C. Pinakiewicz, MBA, CPPS.
Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM.
Gina Pugliese, RN, MS.
Regina Robinson, RN, MBA, CMPE, CASC.
Michael Rose, MD.
M. Michael Shabot, MD.
Rita Shane, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP.
Susan E. Sheridan, MIM, MBA.
John S. Toussaint, MD.
Robert M. Wachter, MD.
Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD.
Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA.


The full list can be read here: 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, organizations or associated healthcare providers. Individuals and organizations cannot pay to be included on this list. The following content should be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Patient safety experts are presented in alphabetical order.

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