OPSI Best Practice Award
Created by the Ohio Patient Safety Institute’s (OPSI) Board of Trustees, the OPSI Best Practice Award recognizes a program that has demonstrated a focus on improving patient safety in a health care setting, while incorporating regional and national patient safety benchmarks and remaining unique to the Ohio health care market.
The OPSI Best Practice Award is presented annually to an Ohio health care provider. The 2013 awards will be presented at OHA's Quality Summit at the OHA Annual Meeting on June 12, 2013 in Columbus.
The goals of this award are to recognize outstanding efforts among Ohio health care providers who:
-Improve patient safety
-Develop innovative programs to improve patient safety
-Create best practices for other Ohio health care providers
-Develop a culture of collaboration that improves patient safety
Congratulations 2012 Winners:
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Implemented an innovative program to prevent infections that occur from the use of a device in neurosurgery that relieves raised intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus. Read more
Summa Akron City Hospital
Implemented a program to improve the safety of induction and augmentation of labor, which account for over half of all births at most institutions. Read more