News Briefs: NPSF taps Diamond as interim director

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) in Chicago has appointed board member Louis H. Diamond, MB, ChB, FACP, as interim director of programs. Diamond is medical director and vice president at The MEDSTAT Group, providing clinical oversight for the Ann Arbor, MI-based company’s products.

The NPSF is an independent, nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to the measurable improvement of patient safety in the delivery of health care.

The foundation seeks to identify risk throughout the health care system, analyze human and/or organizational factors that may lead to patient injuries, and implement actions that help providers and patients prevent injuries.