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I-PASS Patient Safety Institute

Saving lives by reducing medical errors caused by communication failures


Software as a service offering in commercial release in Q1'17 following our initial $1.5M sale of equity.
$7M of clinical research proves 30% decrease in adverse medical events with implementation of the I-PASS Handoff program.
April 2017, the I-PASS Study Group was by awarded the John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety & Quality by the Joint Commission and National Quality Forum.
I-PASS was the winner of the 2014 Cox Award & Finalist in the 2015 Harvard Business School / Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge.
A recent analysis of a large portion of national malpractice claims data from 2001 to 2011 showed that the use of a handoff process and tool, such as I-PASS, could reduce malpractice claims by 18%, or over $12 billion annually in the U.S.

Our Team

Chris Landrigan, MD, MPH Founder & Board Member

Principal Investigator, Executive Council member of I-PASS Study Group. Pediatric hospitalist at Boston Children’s Hospital. Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Project Manager
Joined us as Program Manager, currently pursuing her Master of Public Health. She brings her knowledge of public health and background in clinical nutrition assist customers I-PASS implementations.
Daniel West, MD Founder
Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Residency Program and Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco.