By Alisa Hummings, Senior Director, Global Head of Medical Information, IQVIA and Simon Johns, Director of Medical Information and Marketed Product Safety, IQVIA
September 17 is World Patient Safety Day, an event launched by the World Health Organization to inspire global solidarity and concerted action to improve patient safety across the globe. This year we have a lot to discuss about medication safety.
Emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic, we are starting to see how the global healthcare crisis inspired new innovations and conversations around patient safety. One of the big trends to emerge was the newly active role patients are playing in their own healthcare journeys.