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Welcome to our special World Patient Safety Day podcast episode.
In this episode, we welcome OECD's Niek Klazinga on the podcast. Niek Klazinga is a medical doctor by training and professor of social medicine at the Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam since 1999. Niek has been coordinating the Health Care Quality Indicator work of the OECD in Paris since 2007. Over the past 25 years, he has been involved in numerous projects and publications on quality of healthcare. Since his retirement in September 2022, he works as strategic advisor to the OECD’s HCQO programme, i.e., the Health Care Quality and Outcomes programme.
In this special episode of The EU Patients’ Podcast, we will talk about World Patient Safety Day, best practices to ensure patient safety is at the centre of healthcare systems, the OECD’s initiatives on identifying and promoting strategies to support cross-national sharing and learning of patient safety, and the new report on patient engagement in patient safety.