Presentations and coverage of recent work by the Center
December 18, 2023
Godwin Osei-Poku, Associate Director of Research at the Betsy Lehman Center, was awarded the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for his article on severe maternal morbidity in birthing people with opioid use disorder, published in Women's Health Issues in 2023.
November 27, 2023
Barbara Fain, Executive Director of the Betsy Lehman Center, joins the Codcast to discuss ongoing efforts to respond to and reduce medical errors.
September 7, 2023
Authors detail strategies to combat the long-ingrained deny-and-defend model of responding to adverse events, highlighting the Betsy Lehman Center's CARe program as a model.
Betsy Lehman Center researchers publish data that shows birthing people with opioid use disorder are at an elevated risk of severe maternal morbidity, underscoring the need for improved access to treatment and increased support.
The Betsy Lehman Center's Virtual Peer Support Network is featured in the Quality and Patient Safety Division's newsletter, FIRST Do No Harm, alongside other peer support programs the Center helped develop across the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.