Navigation Links
Two National Health Organizations to Recognize the Nation's Best Health Systems for Patient Safety Leadership
Date:7/8/2008

IRVING, Texas and WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The VHA Foundation, a foundation 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 consisting of mostly large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative solutions to health care benefits issues, have come together to create an award that recognizes health systems who are taking a leadership position by visibly displaying their commitment to patient safety through transparency.

"Research of high-risk industries shows that a fundamental ingredient for creating sustainable safety improvements is the creation of a culture of safety, where senior leaders value and make personal commitments to safety," said Linda DeWolf, president of the VHA Foundation. "This award aims to recognize health systems where senior leaders are driving the culture of safety, and are creating safer, more transparent environments for patients."

The Foundation and NBGH will solicit nominations from the 388 health systems across the country. Entrants will be judged on the following criteria:

-- System level commitment to patient safety

-- Board and senior leadership action on patient safety

-- System-wide alignment of patient safety resources and goals

-- Patient safety results

-- Transparency in public reporting

"These criteria were specifically designed to reveal and publicly recognize the strength of health care systems when it comes to creating a culture of safety," said NBGH President Helen Darling "We are excited to recognize systems that are making these commitments and acting as role models for the rest of the nation as they strive to improve the care they provide to patients each day."

Supporting Patient Safety Leaders

In addition to co-sponsoring the award, the VHA Foundation recently launched a new patient safety program designed excl
'/>"/>

SOURCE VHA Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Baron & Budd Attorney Denyse Clancy Speaks at International Mesothelioma Programs First Annual Harvard Medical School Course
2. National Federation of the Blind Awards $100,000
3. National Vaccine Advisory Committee recommends increased adolescent immunization
4. Regence Wins Four International Telly Awards for Health and Wellness Videos
5. Kings County Death: NAMI Calls for Criminal Probe; Survey Shows Psychiatric Emergency Room Delays Are National Problem
6. Improving Healthcare in Rural Northern California Goal of One-Day Conference of National and State Healthcare Leaders
7. Paolo Aglietti, MD, President of the International Society of Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
8. National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for June, 2008
9. National Council on Disability to Hold Quarterly Board Meeting in Seattle to Learn Issues Affecting People with Disabilities in Pacific Northwest
10. Chindex International, Inc. Announces Receipt of Key Regulatory ApprovalsChina SFDA Certificates Received Include Intuitive Surgical daVinci S
11. Washington Wizards Guard Roger Mason Jr. to Host Bowling at Lucky Strike to Benefit National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/27/2014)... The North American security and surveillance ... million in 2014, and it is expected to reach ... The report incorporates the factors that influence a country’s ... rates and projected total expenditure. The report also throws ... Apart from the general overview of the companies, it ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The report, ... (Passenger Cars, LCVs & HCVs), Market Type (OE & ... & Diesel) & Geography - Industry Trends & Forecast ... and fuel filters market with analysis and forecasting of ... oil filters is estimated to reach a revenue of ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... 27, 2014 The European Agricultural Adjuvants ... Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The agricultural ... around $509.4 million in 2013 to $657.1 million by ... 2018. , Browse through the TOC of the European ... the in-depth analysis provided. It also provides a glimpse ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... 27, 2014 The report provides ... Aviation - Market Analysis (Commercial Aviation And Defense ... Hydraulic, Mechanical) - Forecasts 2014 - 2019." The ... expected to shape the market during the study ... technology trends that are currently prevailing in the ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... 2014 Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD, also ... disease which is commonly listed in the family ... as it affects the metabolism of sphingolipids. Leukodystrophies ... fatty covering which acts as an insulator around ... systems. MLD involves cerebroside sulfate accumulation. Metachromatic leukodystrophy, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Security and Surveillance Radar Market is Expected to Reach $2030 million in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Security and Surveillance Radar Market is Expected to Reach $2030 million in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Security and Surveillance Radar Market is Expected to Reach $2030 million in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Security and Surveillance Radar Market is Expected to Reach $2030 million in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:Europe Agricultural Adjuvants Market is Expected to Reach $657.1 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Europe Agricultural Adjuvants Market is Expected to Reach $657.1 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Europe Agricultural Adjuvants Market is Expected to Reach $657.1 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Europe Agricultural Adjuvants Market is Expected to Reach $657.1 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:Actuator Systems Market in Aviation Estimated to Reach $3,839.74 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Actuator Systems Market in Aviation Estimated to Reach $3,839.74 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Actuator Systems Market in Aviation Estimated to Reach $3,839.74 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 5
... developed a thirst sensor designed to alert the elderly when ... ,The device evaluates the relationship between bodily fat, water ... too little water. ,Four tiny contact strips are ... to a pocketbook-sized apparatus carried next to the body. ...
... might have finally cracked the mystery of the deaths ... Top End.// ,Eye and throat disease had killed ... End's five crocodile farms in recent past weeks. ... suggests the unusually cold dry season and exposure of ...
... are not getting enough sun, and as a result, ... a comeback, experts have revealed in the latest Medical ... rickets are again emerging as major paediatric health issues ... paediatric endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. ...
... ,Egypt is bracing itself for an outbreak of the deadly ... and Sohaj governorates.// ,The first of these cases was ... some 490 kilometers or 305 miles south of Cairo. ... slaughtered and tests are underway to check that none of ...
... women of childbearing age, who would indeed be wise to ... a child with birth defects. // , ,The ... of vitamins and minerals, the risk of many severe birth ... include neural-tube defects such as spina bifida, brain-damaging hydrocephalus, heart ...
... skilled prescribing, warn doctors in this week’s BMJ.Evidence of ... Aronson and colleagues.// Effective treatments are often underprescribed and ... work in hospitals. ,The reasons for ... to system failures, while another fundamental problem is that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:More Sunshine for At-Risk Kids 2Health News:Many Medical Students Unprepared for Skilled Prescribing 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... According to a new market ... Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and ... and Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019", the ... in 2012 and is expected to grow at a ... USD 32.24 billion in 2019. Browse the ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... DUBLIN , July 25, 2014 ... the "Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 About Ophthalmic Diagnostic Device ... device used to identify a defect or deficiency in ... patients with ophthalmic disorders such as presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Pa. , July 25, 2014  AMETEK, Inc. ... of Kurtis L. Goos as Vice President ... Materials, Interconnects and Packaging (EMIP) Division. "I ... extensive general management and business development experience, especially in ... make important contributions to the continued growth and success ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Insulin Market Expected to Reach USD 32.24 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Insulin Market Expected to Reach USD 32.24 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Insulin Market Expected to Reach USD 32.24 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Alcon, Carl Zeiss, Haag-Streit and Topcon 2AMETEK Names Kurtis L. Goos, Vice President & General Manager, Engineered Medical Components 2
... Study Success in Using Virus Enzyme to Treat Mouse ... Be Used to,Prevent Both Ear Infection and Pneumonia in ... -- Parents might one,day give their children a weekly ... them from getting a severe middle ear,infection, based on ...
... the Drug Improves Memory, SARASOTA, Fla., March 22, ... it has received positive,preliminary results in its major ... application for the treatment of Alzheimer's,disease. The clinical ... first human clinical study conducted by a,Florida-based research ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 2Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 3Sarasota's Roskamp Institute Announces Positive Safety Data in,Human Clinical Study for Alzheimer's Disease 2
Capable of producing up to 500 volts and 500 milliamps, this power supply is ideal for PAGE, SDS-PAGE, DNA or RNA submarine gels as well as all types of small format transfer apparatus....
... IEF to DNA sequencing, Thermo Series 90 ... routine electrophoretic applications. These power supplies ... or constant power operating modes, with automatic ... power of the Series 90 power supplies, ...
... for horizontal and vertical gel electrophoresis applications. ... In this power supply model, output is ... constant voltage. Four sets of output terminals ... This power supply's light, compact and stackable ...
The Programmable MP-3500P-F Power Supply can be applied for any Microfluidic application....
Medicine Products: