Patient safety innovation awards, applications due Dec. 1

PSMFThe Patient Safety Movement is holding its inaugural Patient Safety Movement Foundation Innovation Competition. PSMF is calling on safety advocates to bring forward their proven innovations that will help the foundation reach their goal of ZERO preventable deaths by 2020. Entries can include a new product or the novel use of an existing technology or process. The goal is to help the winners bring their innovations to scale.

This competition is open and PSMF is interested in receiving a broad and diverse array of entries. Three prizes will be awarded:

1st Prize: $50,000
2nd Prize: $25,000
3rd Prize: $10,000

Application forms can be found here.  Winners will be selected by the Patient Safety Movement Board of Directors. Finalists will be notified in December 2015 and winners will be announced at the 2016 Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. Good luck!

Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2015.