In recognition of our everyday commitment to the safety of our patients, NHRMC is celebrating Patient Safety Week from March 10-16.
The annual Patient Safety Awareness Celebration was held Thursday, with Chief Nurse Executive Mary Ellen Bonczek delivering the keynote speech on a Just Culture.
Other presentations include:
- Joshua Tucker, Director of Radiology: Lowering Radiation Exposure to Patients by Leveraging IT in CT
- Eddie Seijo, Director of Pharmacy: Leveraging Barcode Scanning Technology
- Jeffrey Roos, Clinical Administrator for Surgery: Standardization and Management of Bite Blocks
Several employees were also honored for their "Good Catches" from 2018, which helped prevent potential harm.
Other Patient Safety Week Highlights
Remember, it's not too late to complete the word search, print it and fax it to Patient Safety.
Take the Pledge for Patient Safety: Rhonda Amoroso, Chairperson of Quality and Safety Committee of the NHRMC Board of Trustees, has taken the pledge. You can take the pledge here: http://forms.ihi.org/psaw-health-professionals-pledge
Take the Culture of Patient Safety Survey: From March 9-23, all NHRMC system employees are asked to fill out the survey.