Hospital Quality Institute Participates in Patient Safety Awareness Week

Healthcare quality professionals at Hospital Quality Institute (HQI), based in Sacramento, CA, proudly join the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Patient Safety Foundation, and those around the country in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-16. The week brings greater recognition for the healthcare quality profession and the contributions and impact these professionals make in their organization for patient safety and patient experience. In celebration of the week, HQI has planned five special webinars on the following topics:


March 12 – The HCRO Journey to High Reliability
Gudrun Moll RN, MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, CPPS VP Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer San Antonio Regional Hospital, Upland, CA
Lisa Ramthun, RN, MSN, CPRHM, FASHRM Senior Partner SG Collaborative Solutions

March 13 - Reliable Safety Event Response
Rory Jaffe, MD MBA Executive Director CHPSO Patient Safety Organization, a Division of the Hospital Quality Institute

March 14 - The Promise of OpenNotes
Jan Walker, RN, MBA Co-Founder, OpenNotes Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Research faculty, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sigall Bell, MD Director of Patient Safety and Discovery, OpenNotes Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director of Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives, Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice (IPEP), Boston Children’s Hospital
Liz Salmi Senior Multimedia Communications Manager, OpenNotes

March 15 - Keys to Unlocking Safety Culture for Medication Use
Katyoon Kathy Ghomeshi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, CPPS Medication Safety Specialist, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy

March 16 – Designing a Medical Center Transgender Care Program: Patient Centered Strategies to Optimize Patient Satisfaction, Safety, and Cultural Competence of the Care Environment
Maurice Garcia, MD, MAS Director, Transgender Surgery and Health Program Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week.