Develop and implement best practices in patient safety and risk mitigation initiatives practices driving a proactive approach and prevention of patient harm.
Supervises the investigation of errors and then plans for resolution of all safety-related incidents, including those involving employees, patients, and situations posing a threat to the health care setting and equipment.
Collects, reviews, and analyzes information from the facility's safety programs to identify corrective action and programs as necessary.
Designs and presents training programs meant to increase awareness of patient safety initiatives
For the implementation for the safety through the policies, procedures, and guidance and serve as the facilitator for the program sites providing a strategic, investigative approach in monitoring daily tasks and activities.
Facilitates the investigation and follow-up on events with the appropriate Directors
Analyzes occurrence data for frequency and severity of events
Identifies trends necessitating intervention and works with Directors in planning and implementing actions to address identified issues.
Humboldt Park Health was recognized as top 10% in the country for patient safety by HealthGrades, awarded Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and presented a 2015 Gage Award honorable mention from America’s Essential Hospitals. Other accolades have come from The Joint Commission, Illinois Department of Public Health, College of American Pathologists and American College of Radiology Mammography. These key quality measures are the result of team efforts involving every aspect of our facility.At Humboldt Park Health, we continually try to make healthcare more effective and responsive to your needs. Our Patient Portals give you easy electronic access to test results, details about your medications, and other information about care received in the hospital and our outpatient clinics. Studies have shown that patients engaged in their own health care have better outcomes.