Foundation News

First DataBank Partners with the Josie King Foundation to Raise Awareness of Patient Safety Week

Posted February 8, 2008

2/18/2008 – SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA, February 19, 2008 – First DataBank, a leading provider of drug information databases, today announced the launch of a new brand awareness campaign to focus public and industry attention on the prevention of medication errors. The campaign will be unveiled at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2008 Annual Conference & Exhibition to be held February 24-28, in Orlando, Florida. First DataBank’s campaign theme, “A World Free of Medication Errors,” is intended to focus...

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Care Journal Announcement

Posted May 30, 2007

5/30/2007 – The Josie King Foundation, a component fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation, is proud to announce an important new resource for patients and their families, the Care Journal. The Care Journal is a guided 30-day journal that patients and their families can use to manage the health care they receive- whether in a hospital or after discharge. Each day, a patient or their caregiver writes down information pertaining to the patient’s care. Prompts include: Names of medical staff on duty Medication doses and side effects...

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www.josieking.org Redesign

Posted May 29, 2007

5/29/2007 – The Josie King Foundation, a component fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation, is proud to announce a new online resource for patient safety, www.josieking.org. The site is a one-stop guide for patients, their families, doctors, nurses, medical professionals, lawyers, and anyone interested in learning the latest information about patient safety. The Josie King Foundation’s new website features: Expert commentary on patient safety from national leaders like Dr. Peter Pronovost, Lori Payne, R.N., and lawyers Rick Kidwell...

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