This panel discussion covers essential ground for any institution that is trying to make real and lasting change. What do we need to know? What do our patients need to know? Who is responsible for questions of safety? How important are checklists? What about “patient advocates”?

Presented by Sol Aronson with Mike Ramsey, Chair of the department of Anesthesia and pain management at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and Board Chair of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Lee Fleisher, CMO and director for the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality for the centers of Medicare and Medicaid, Sarah Lenz Lock, Senior Vice President for Policy Research and International Affairs for the AARP, Lili Brillstein, Director of Specialty Care Value Based Models for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Monty Mythen, Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University College London.