With the publication of the report “To Err is Human” by the Institute of Medicine in 1999 a wave spread over the whole world. This wave was nothing less than the realisation, by health professionals and institutions, that the assistance we offered was far from good.
Every year, all over the world, hundreds of thousands of people are victims of errors or failures in care. This is also a reality in Brazil. A reality that many are trying to change.
The IBSP has the following purpose: to help to transform patient safety in our country.