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Leaders at Henry Ford Health System and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System Awarded for Commitment to Creating Safer, More Transparent Environments for Patients
Date:12/2/2008

VHA Foundation and National Business Group on Health Recognize the Nation's Best Health Systems for Patient Safety Leadership

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As medical errors continue to exact large financial and human tolls across the country, leaders at the Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI) and the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (Houston, TX) have created cultures of safety that start with the executive-suite and extend throughout their organizations. The two organizations were recognized today as the inaugural winners of the National Health System Patient Safety Leadership Award.

Established earlier this year, the National Health System Patient Safety Leadership Award is a collaborative effort between the VHA Foundation, a private, not-for-profit organization focused on improving the health and health care of all Americans, and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), the nation's only non-profit organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative solutions to health care benefits issues.

"This award recognizes health systems where senior leaders are driving a culture that places the highest value on safety," said Linda DeWolf, president of the VHA Foundation. "The safety results these health systems are seeing clearly show that their approach to safety is saving lives."

"These health care systems have succeeded at creating a culture of safety, which is a fundamental ingredient for sustainable safety improvements," said Helen Darling, president of National Business Group on Health. "We hope this award encourages other health leaders to see the enormous impact they can make if they take an active role in patient safety."

The winning health systems were chosen out of applicants from across the nation by a panel of judges representing corporations, patient safety organizations, government and health care.
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SOURCE VHA Foundation; National Business Group on Health
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