Presentations and coverage of recent work by the Center
May 17, 2023
Executive director Barbara Fain speaks to the Boston Globe about the pandemic's effect on patient safety and the need for better data statewide.
May 15, 2023
State House News Service highlights a proposed budget amendment that would fund multiple safety initiatives, including a pilot of "automated safety event surveillance" at Massachusetts hospitals.
May 11, 2023
With small investment, medical errors can be prevented, says Paul Hattis in an opinion piece for CommonWealth.
April 26, 2023
This article highlights the new Roadmap to Health Care Safety, a statewide strategic plan released on April 26, 2023 at the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum in Boston.
December 28, 2022
Authors discuss the benefits of Communication, Apology and Resolution (CARe) and explain challenges and lessons learned as they scale the model statewide.
July 25, 2022
M.E. Malone, Deputy Director of the Betsy Lehman Center, is on the latest episode of We’ve Got Issues, a podcast from Issues Management Group. They discuss the origins of the Center and our sepsis public awareness campaign.
June 6, 2022
Godwin Osei-Poku, Research Analytics Manager at the Betsy Lehman Center, presents a poster at Academy Health's Annual Research Meeting.
June 5, 2022
Julia Prentice, Research Director at the Betsy Lehman Center, presents a poster at Academy Health's Annual Research Meeting.
May 27, 2022
Betsy Lehman Center researcher Dr. Meng-Yun Li discusses her article from the June issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
September 17, 2021
In this study published in the journal Patient Safety, Betsy Lehman Center researchers used focus groups and surveys to learn more about the experiences of home care workers during the pandemic.
June 17, 2021
Godwin Osei-Poku, Research Analytics Manager, presents a poster developed in partnership with the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN) at Academy Health's Annual Research Meeting.
June 14, 2021
Ola Szczerepa, Research Analytics Manager, presents a research poster on home care during COVID-19 at Academy Health's Annual Research Meeting.
June 1, 2021
Barbara Fain, Executive Director, discusses the history of the Betsy Lehman Center and our current work at the American Medical Writers Association New England chapter meeting.
May 25, 2021
Julia Prentice, Director of Research and Analysis, presents at Working Together to Improve Diagnosis, a virtual conference focused on the impact of diagnostic error on patients, residents, care teams and organizations.
March 14, 2021
Our research on the association of open communication and the emotional and behavioral impact of medical error on patients and families was selected as a top article of the year.
February 8, 2021
An op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine cites two recents studies from the Betsy Lehman Center on the impact of COVID-19 on Massachusetts home care and home health workers.