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Advancing Safe Care in the Home Setting – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) / National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

Care in the home setting is expanding. There are many contributing factors to this expansion, including:

  • Rising health care costs.
  • A rapidly growing older adult population.
  • Patient preference.
  • Technological innovations.

Despite this rise, safety in the home setting isn’t as well understood as in other settings.

Join expert panelists as they discuss the issues, challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for advancing patient safety in this setting.


  • Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, secretary of the executive office of Elder Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Stephen Muething, MD, co-director of the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

  • Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, chief clinical and safety officer, IHI

Learn more

  • Start Date: 6/14/2018, 1:00 PM
  • End Date: 6/14/2018, 2:00 PM

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