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NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award

The Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award is granted by the National Patient Safety Foundation to a member hospital of the Foundation’s Stand Up for Patient Safety program in recognition of the successful implementation of an outstanding patient safety initiative that was led by, or created by, mid-level management. The initiative will have demonstrated evidence of patient safety improvement, with involvement of staff at all levels of the organization. The recipient hospital shall be able to demonstrate measurable, positive changes in care delivered at their facility as a result of this initiative.

 

On May 15, at the 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, in Orlando, the Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Management Award was conferred on:

 

General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
For an initiative designed to improve the safety of medication administration

 

Vidant Health, a regional health system serving eastern North Carolina
For system-wide efforts to improve patient safety and patient experience of care

   

  

 

Stand Up for Patient Safety 2014 Management Award winners Erika Draffin, RN, MSN (second from left), accepting the award on behalf of Vidant Health, and Major Laura Fowle, BSN (second from right), accepting the award for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, with NPSF Board Vice Chair Gregg Meyer and NPSF President Tejal Gandhi.

       

John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement

The award is conferred by Standard Register Healthcare in partnership with the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute, on behalf of EngagingPatients.org, the online community that sponsored the award.

 

The John Q. Sherman Award recognizes one individual and one health care organization or provider institution for their successful work in engaging patients and families to improve care and patient outcomes. Achievements in patient and family engagement are evaluated in six possible categories: innovation, transformation, collaboration, communication, inspiration and system change.

 

On May 15, at the 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, in Orlando, the John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement was conferred on:

Nasia Safdar, MD, hospital epidemiologist, University of Wisconsin Hospital
For her successful initiatives in engaging patients and staff to develop interventions at every level of the care delivery process to reduce hospital-associated infections

 

The OpenNotes Collaborative
For its bold, innovative initiative to engage patients through transparency by providing them access to the visit notes written by their doctors, nurses, or other clinicians

 

Read the press release about the awards. 

 

   

 

 

John Q. Sherman Award winners Melissa Anselmo (second from left), accepting the award on behalf of OpenNotes, and Nasia Safdar, MD (second from right), with NPSF President Tejal Gandhi and John King, president of Standard Register Healthcare.

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