Averie Baynes of the Risk Management Department (far left) led employees in a game of "Who Wants to be a Winner" that rewarded correct answers to questions about patient safety. St. John's Episcopal Hospital held a Quality and Safety Awareness Day to educate patients, visitors and staff about the National Patient Safety Goals put forth by the Joint Commission and quality care. Held in the hospital's lobby, the event drew hundreds of people who heard the latest information about drug and radiation safety, emergency preparedness, and much more.
|Janet Parrales (left), Quality Coach intern, discussed the Hospital's Quality Measurements and Quality Coach Initiative with Chaplain Constance Ott (center) and LeeAnn O'Hara, Pa-tient Relations Coordinator. Nursing technician Rookmin Rahaman discusses workplace safety measures with Farhat Shaikh, PT, MSPT, Director, De-partment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Nurse Saundra Chisolm talked about emergency preparedness and demonstrated the contents of a "Go Bag," which is a kit for the home prepared in advance of an emergency. Chief Nuclear Medicine Technician Fritz Lochard explains the use of the dosimeter, a device that measures radiation expo-sure, to Nichelle Watkins of the Department of Psychiatry. Nurse educators Myrna H. Lyons-William and Shirley Erland educated people about the National Patient Safety Goals that are set by the Joint Commission. |