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2016 Humanitarian Award

Medicare CMO Pat Conway, MD, MsC, SFHM, earns 2016 Humanitarian Award for patient safety efforts


The Patient Safety Movement Foundation presented pediatric hospitalist Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, SFHM, with one of its 2016 Humanitarian Awards. The honor recognizes “life-saving achievement” in patient safety and efforts to “improve quality, affordability, access, and health outcomes,” according to a press release.

Dr. Patrick Conway

Dr. Patrick Conway

Dr. Conway is acting principal deputy administrator and CMO for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In receiving the award, he said he “looks forward to continuing to help improve patient safety across the nation.

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