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Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE OF NY)

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PO Box 353
Wantagh, NY 11793-0353
Phone: (516) 579-4711
Website: http://www.pulseofny.org

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of New York) is a grassroots, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization working to improve patient safety and reduce the rate of medical errors.

National Patient Safety Expert Ilene Corina Launches Public Speaking Tour

National Patient Safety Expert Ilene Corina Launches Public Speaking Tour

Ilene Corina, founder and President of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (Pulse CPSEA) is set to embark on a series of speaking engagements for community and healthcare organizations and conferences. "I already deliver community education programs as…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Hires Public Affairs Graduate Oscar Bruce for ASK for Your Life Campaign

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Hires Public Affairs Graduate Oscar Bruce for ASK for Your Life Campaign

​Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (CPSEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Bruce as Community Organizer with its ASK For Your Life Campaign, which is aimed at promoting racial equality in healthcare. Bruce, 24, a…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Marks First Anniversary of Orlando Nightclub Shootings With Art, Film and Memorial

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Marks First Anniversary of Orlando Nightclub Shootings With Art, Film and Memorial

On the evening of June 12, 2017 — one year since the worst mass shooting in American history — Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy hosted an event that remembered and honored the people who were killed that…

Infection Prevention Experts Talk Patient Safety at Pulse CPSEA Annual Symposium

Infection Prevention Experts Talk Patient Safety at Pulse CPSEA Annual Symposium

There’s one place you never want to “go viral”: in the hospital (or in the clinic, nursing home, rehab facility, or even the dentist’s office.) HAIs — hospital-acquired or healthcare-associated infections — claim the lives of tens of thousands of…

Special Invitation for Healthcare Reporters

Special Invitation for Healthcare Reporters

Healthcare reporters are invited to speak personally with leading national experts in the prevention of healthcare-acquired infections in advance of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy’s Spring Symposium, Infection Prevention: It Begins with You! in Plainview, N.Y., at 5…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Announces June 2017 Family-Centered Patient Advocacy Training

​Pulse Center for Patient Safety Advocacy & Education (formerly PULSE of NY) today announced its next round of Family-Centered Patient Advocacy Training. It will be held over three weeks in June 2017 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Pulse President…

Long Island Hospitals' Grades in Latest Patient Safety "Report Card"

​If you are wondering whether I have an opinion about the recent release of safety report cards on Long Island hospitals, I do. Hospitals may do better or worse on such evaluations, (and many LI hospitals didn’t fare very well)…

Who's Watching? Comment on the Joint Commission's Recent Report, From Pulse CPSEA's Ilene Corina

Who's Watching? Comment on the Joint Commission's Recent Report, From Pulse CPSEA's Ilene Corina

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on March 20, 2017, patient death rates fell significantly in hospitals — especially in major teaching hospitals — during surprise inspections conducted by The Joint Commission. The…

Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center Support Means Individuals Will Pay Less to Attend Upcoming Infection-Prevention Conference

Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center Support Means Individuals Will Pay Less to Attend Upcoming Infection-Prevention Conference

​Patient safety education group Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY) announces an unbeatable offer on registration for its May 1 Symposium, Infection Prevention: It Begins with You. Private individuals who register early will pay…

Rock-Bottom Discount on May 1 Infection Prevention Event Offered to Members of the Public

Rock-Bottom Discount on May 1 Infection Prevention Event Offered to Members of the Public

Patient safety education group Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY) announces an unbeatable offer on tickets for its May 1 Symposium, Infection Prevention: It Begins with You. Private individuals who register early will pay…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy Announces March 2017 Family-Centered Training Course

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (Pulse CPSEA — formerly PULSE of NY) is pleased to announce its next Family-Centered Patient Advocacy course. It will be held over three weeks in March 2017 at Hofstra University in Hempstead,…

Where Getting Fit Helps Fight Medical Error

Where Getting Fit Helps Fight Medical Error

Members of the public are invited to come together and “Zumba For Patient Safety” while celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week. On March 10, 2017 Primal Athletics located at 80 Lake Ave. #16 Nesconset, Long Island NY will be hosting a…

Conflict Resolution Expert Steve Goodstein to Brief Professionals for Patient Safety Meeting on Communication in Health Care

Conflict Resolution Expert Steve Goodstein to Brief Professionals for Patient Safety Meeting on Communication in Health Care

Professionals for Patient Safety is a group of members of the health care workforce (current or retired) and people who care for others who want to empower patients and their families. At its next monthly meeting on February 13, the…

Pulse Board Member Marissa Abram Cited as a Rising Star in Nursing by Modern Healthcare's "Excellence in Nursing" 2017 Awards

Pulse Board Member Marissa Abram Cited as a Rising Star in Nursing by Modern Healthcare's "Excellence in Nursing" 2017 Awards

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy board member Marissa Abram has been honored as part of Modern Healthcare's 2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards. She was one of several individuals rated as "Rising Stars" in nursing. The awards are…

Make Your Giving Tuesday Donation a Gift to Patients and Families

Make Your Giving Tuesday Donation a Gift to Patients and Families

It's Giving Tuesday, and who is going to think about patients' safety on Giving Tuesday? After all, it's the clinician's job to be sure we are safe. It's the nurse's responsibility to be sure we get the correct medication in…

Pulse Family-Centered Patient Advocacy Training to Be Offered at Hofstra University

Pulse Family-Centered Patient Advocacy Training to Be Offered at Hofstra University

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy is pleased to announce the start of its next series of classes in patient safety advocacy. Training will take place over three successive Wednesday evenings, November 2, 9 and 16, 6:30-9:30 pm…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Conducts Bias Research Project with Women of Color

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Conducts Bias Research Project with Women of Color

​On Saturday, October 1, the Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy conducted interviews of African-American women living on Long Island to learn about their experiences of racial bias when receiving medical care. Their responses will be used to…

Media Release: New Members Join PULSE Board of Directors

Media Release: New Members Join PULSE Board of Directors

The PULSE Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its governing Board. "We are very fortunate to have two such capable and influential leaders in…

Patient Safety Isn't Funny, but Laughter Is Still the Best Medicine!

Patient Safety Isn't Funny, but Laughter Is Still the Best Medicine!

I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.  —   Joan Rivers The PULSE Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY), a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety through advocacy, education and support,…

PULSE of NY Announces Next Patient Safety Advocacy Training Session

Patient safety education and advocacy group PULSE of NY has announced the dates for its summer 2016 round of Family-Centered Patient Safety Advocacy Training. Is your elderly parent in need of support when going to the doctor?  Are you constantly…

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