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2009 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced
Date:9/21/2009

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Quality Forum (NQF) and The Joint Commission today announced the 2009 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. Honorees were selected in all five award categories. This year's awards feature a new international category.

The honorees, by award category, are as follows:

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT

Gary S. Kaplan, M.D. - Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Dr. Kaplan, a practicing physician, is credited for guiding Virginia Mason Medical Center through a transformation that explicitly placed the interests of the patient first. Introducing breakthrough changes derived from the Toyota Production System, Dr. Kaplan spearheaded the creation of the Virginia Mason Production System. The patient safety and quality achievements realized at Virginia Mason as a result of consistently applying these innovative methods has attracted the interest and attention of health care leaders nationally and internationally.

RESEARCH

Tejal Gandhi, M.D. - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Gandhi has been instrumental in increasing knowledge and awareness of safety issues in the outpatient setting and in designing improvement strategies for this setting, particularly through the use of information technology. Her groundbreaking work to better understand the epidemiology of a wide range of ambulatory safety concerns is responsible for drawing national attention to safety issues and potential prevention in this important patient care setting.

INNOVATION IN PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL

Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality - Lansing, Michigan

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