2017 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Award Winners
Good Shepherd Penn Partners has earned two award winning submissions for the 2017 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards, along with several employees who contributed to additional winning submissions.
These awards have been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety over the last 12 months. The awards have been designed to acknowledge Penn Medicine departments who have exhibited leadership and innovation in activities that ensure high quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety and cost efficiency. A multidisciplinary committee reviewed over 124 applications using a standard scoring methodology.
Overall Quality & Patient Safety Award Winner
Title: Multifaceted Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Falls
Project Team Members:
Jean Romano, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Sonya Wood-Johnson, MSN, RN, RRT, PCCN
Anissa V. Magwood, MJ, BSN, BS, RN-BC
David P. Dolt MSN, RN, CCRN
Tarah McCloskey, PT, DPT
Anne Marie Pettit, MSN, RN
Natalie Blanden, BSN, RN
Kathleen Cassidy, BSN, RN
Melissa Anderson, BSN, RN
Chelsea Flick, MSN, RN, Nursing Professional Development Specialist