HSHS Holy Family Hospital is celebrating National Patient Safety Week March 14 through 20 to honor the importance of patient safety while recognizing the work already being done. Throughout the week colleagues are engaging in patient safety activities and celebrating their achievements in patient safety.

“Our top priority is to provide high-quality, patient-safe care,” shared Teresa Cornelius, chief nursing officer. “Our commitment to patient safety is reflected in our recent ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021, and our current four-star overall hospital rating from CMS, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.”

Activities colleagues are participating in include a “Safety Stanley” decorating contest, where they decorate “Stanley” in ways that reflect how their department keeps their patients safe,  patient safety trivia and a patient safety-themed escape room. Additionally, themed treats for colleagues are being incorporated throughout the week.
 

Photo Caption: Linda Miller, environmental associate at HSHS Holy Family Hospital, stops for a fun photo to celebrate National Patient Safety Week. She is part of Holy Family’s EVS team, also known as their “Clean Team.” They keep hospital patients safe by ensuring a clean environment.

Media Contact

Ashley Gramann


HSHS Illinois
Office: 618-651-2588
Ashley.Gramann@hshs.org

Latest News

Keeping safety in mind when shopping for children's gifts

 November 18, 2022

HSHS Holy Family shares 10 tips to remember when buying gifts for children

 

Lung Cancer Awareness month brings attention to lung health

 November 18, 2022

HSHS Holy Family offers low-dose CT lung screening for early detection

 

Viola Thompson Scholarship Fund now accepting applications

 November 17, 2022

HSHS Holy Family is now accepting scholarship applications for the spring 2023 semester