The Incubator for Patient Safety & Outcome (IPSO) executives are leaders in patient safety and innovation.  We pride ourselves in our unity, commitment to excellence, and open collaborations.  Our expertise and efforts span the United States and internationally.  Meet our team from ISOBS and its innovation division, IPSO.


Fred E. Shapiro, DO
Co-Founder & President

Richard D. Urman, MD MBA
ISOBS Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Director of Clinical Innovation

Anh L. Ngo, MD MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Technology Officer

John H. Silva
Chief Strategy Officer

Steven Young, BA

IPSO and ISOBS has helped accomplish countless major patient safety measures. They help set the standard for effective low-risk medical care.
— Michael French, National Patient Advocate

What We've Achieved

  • Set new standards in patient safety with nationally adopted patient safety checklists.
  • Provided innovative research on under explored areas of patient safety.
  • Developed relationships with industry leaders and organizations with patient safety.
  • Created a pipeline of inspiring new leaders for innovations in patient safety.