Even though medical harm is prevalent nationwide, experts and advocates struggle to increase awareness about patient safety risks and spark support for effective solutions. The Betsy Lehman Center is partnering with FrameWorks Institute — a D.C.-based nonprofit that uses research to shape public discourse on social and scientific issues — to change how people think and talk about this important public health issue.

Key takeaways


'How to Talk about Patient Safety'

'Message memo' outlines the new hows and whys of communicating effectively about patient safety

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In the news!

Read our Patient Safety Beat e-newsletter article about this research.

And hear us talking about it on a recent WIHI 'radio talk show' podcast


'Safety is More than Caring'

Exploring the gaps between what we know about patient safety and what non-experts understand


Public Discourse on Safety

A 'deep dive' into the messages people currently hear about patient safety from the media and the safety community


Watch This: TEDx Talk

FrameWorks Institutes’ methods for improving communication about complex topics are unique and effective. CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains.

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