MSF Announces 2019 Commitment to the Patient Safety Movement Foundation

The Maternal Safety Foundation announced its commitment to the Patient Safety Movement Foundation today at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in Huntington Beach, California. In addition to helping PSM with outreach related to the Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) for Optimizing Obstetric Safety and actively continuing to participate in the OB Workgroup, the Maternal Safety Foundation is researching hospital-level data on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) to publish this Spring.

The Patient Safety Movement partnered with MSF in September 2018 to release state data dashboards on maternal health and progress toward Healthy People 2020 cesarean birth rate targets on

More about our partnership with the Patient Safety Movement.


Watch the video of the commitment announcement.


Actionable Patient Safety Solutions

Each of the Patient Safety Movement APSS is developed by a workgroup comprised of patient safety experts, healthcare technology professionals, hospital leaders, and patient advocates. Download the Optimizing Obstetric Safety Actionable Patient Safety Solutions here. [Clicking image opens PDF document]

Jill Arnold