Company co-founder Dr. James Broselow to serve as a panelist for the foundation’s 2017 summit
Blacksburg, VA – eBroselow announced today that it is one of the 10 finalists in the Patient Safety Movement’s Foundation’s second annual Patient Safety Innovation Awards. The award recognizes novel products that are designed to help reach the Pateint Safety Movement Foundation’s goal of zero preventable patient deaths by the year 2020. Dr. James Broselow will also be a panelist at the foundation’s fifth annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in Dana Point, California, Feb. 3-4, 2017.
“I have dedicated my life to this mission and am honored to speak on the panel,” said Dr. Broselow, inventor of the Broselow Pediatric Emergency TapeTM and Broselow ColorCode CartsTM. “We have shown that error-free medication administration is possible, and I look forward to collaborating to accomplish this goal.”
In 2012, Dr. Broselow was honored for his work with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ lifetime achievement award, which recognizes individuals who have had a major impact on safe medication practices. The eBroselow team furthers Dr. Broselow’s mission by developing online and mobile medication safety technology that prevents significant acute medication administration errors at every point of care, helping medical personnel be sure.
SafeDose ScanTM, which was selected as a finalist for the Patient Safety Innovation Awards from more than 100 international applications, transforms the National Drug Code barcode on acute medications into instant critical knowledge for accurately dosing, preparing and administering medication for pediatric and adult patients. Recipients of the award will be announced in February at the fifth annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit.
Media representatives interested in interviewing Dr. Broselow about his work in medication safety should reach out to [email protected]. For a comment from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, please contact [email protected].
eBroselow LLC, headquartered in Blacksburg, Virginia, is dedicated to developing a simple, safe, and effective international standard for acute drug administration. Co-founded by Drs. Broselow and Robert Luten in 2010, eBroselow offers the latest medical innovations to improve care, increase treatment efficiency, and save lives.
About the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
More than 3,000,000 people worldwide, and 200,000+ people in the United States die every year in hospitals in ways that could have been prevented. It is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US and the cost is close to $1.26 Trillion. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is a non-profit that is working with all stakeholders, including patients, healthcare providers, medical technology companies, government, employers, and private payers. Their mission and public commitment is to eliminate preventable patient deaths by the year 2020 (0x2020). Their annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology summit presents specific, actionable solutions to meet patient safety challenges and highlights the hospitals’ commitments to implement Actionable Patient Safety Solutions and medical technology companies that have pledged to share data.