Frank Federico, RPH

Vice President
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Frank Federico, R.Ph. is Vice President and Senior Safety Expert, Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge, MA.  His primary areas of focus include patient safety and application of reliability principles in health care.  He is also faculty for the Patient Safety Executive Development Program.  
He is Chair of the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NNC MERP), and Vice-Chair of the Joint Commission Patient Safety Advisory Group.  

Mr. Federico is an Executive Producer of First, Do No Harm, Part 2: Taking the Lead. He served as Director of Pharmacy at Children's Hospital, BostonHe is co-author of the IHI White Paper Respectful and Effective Crisis Management, and contributing author to Achieving Safe and Reliable Healthcare, Strategies and Solutions. He has authored a number of articles focusing on patient safety.  Frank Federico coaches teams and lectures extensively nationally and internationally.