• For the Heroes in Healthcare

    The Josie King Hero Award is a beautiful work of art which recognizes those who work hard to create a culture of patient safety, inspire positive change and set an example for others every day.

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  • Patient Safety Screensaver

    For all healthcare professionals ~ an every day reminderAn inspiring patient safety screensaver created by the Josie King Foundation for all healthcare professionals to remind them each day of the important patient safety work that they do.

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  • Josie's Story: A Patient Safety Curriculum

    Calling all patient safety educatorsJosie King Foundation partnered with educators at Duke University School of Medicine, to create a 16-week long patient safety curriculum that can be used in part or as a whole.

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  • Care Journals

    Creating a better culture, togetherWe created these tools to help patients and families keep track of important healthcare information. The Care Journals help bridge the disconnect between patients/families and healthcare providers.

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  • Nurse's Journal

    Helping nurses deal with stress We understand the daily challenges that nurses may face. This tool was designed to help our dedicated nurses navigate through work-related and personal matters that affect their lives.

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  • Nurse's Journal Guidebook

    Creating camaraderie for our nursesThe companion to the Nurse's Journal has arrived. This step-by-step guidebook provides instructions for those who wish to lead a writing workshop or a lunch and learn session. Bring your nurses's together and show them how much you care.

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  • Josie Necklaces

    A reminder of all things positive The perfect gift for our wonderful healthcare providers or anyone who wishes to wear this empowering symbol around their neck.

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  • Josie King DVD

    The power of a story The Josie King Story DVD is used to inspire caregivers, educators and students around the world to create a culture of patient safety.

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About Josie King Foundation

98,000 people die every year from medical errors, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

The Josie King Foundation's mission is to prevent patients from dying or being harmed by medical errors. By uniting healthcare providers and consumers, and funding innovative safety programs, we hope to create a culture of patient safety, together.

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Now Available! Josie’s Story: A Patient Safety Curriculum

The curriculum comes to you in a 1.5” straw-colored linen binder and is comprised of sixteen sessions, intended to align with a typical sixteen-week semester. It is designed to be utilized in many different settings, including medical and nursing schools, as well as by educators in the hospital environment in need of educational and inspirational patient safety material.

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A Story of Strength, Love, and Resilience

"Many of you may have already read Josie’s Story. Sorrel King sent me a copy a few months back, and it has sat patiently on my bookshelf, waiting for me to discover the beauty that lay inside." Read More

Josie's Story, written by Sorrel King, is used as an educational tool in the healthcare industry.

A memoir about Josie, the medical errors that led to her death, the family's struggles to deal with their grief, Sorrel's foray into the health care industry as a patient safety advocate, and the safety improvements that have come about in Josie's memory.

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