HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 20 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has been named a recipient of the 2006 John M. Eisenberg Award for advancing patient safety and quality in the Commonwealth. Presented jointly by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the National Quality Forum (NQF), the award also acknowledges the Authority's impact on patient safety on a regional or national level.The award recognizes the Authority's efforts to make the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS) into a nationally recognized resource for education and learning about patient safety. The Authority publishes the quarterly Patient Safety Advisory to disseminate lessons learned and best practices based on actual reports submitted through PA-PSRS.
Patient Safety Authority Receives 2006 John M. Eisenberg Award; Earns National Recognition for Innovation in Improving Patient Safety
"The Authority is truly honored to be recognized for our efforts to promote patient safety and improve patient outcomes for the citizens of Pennsylvania," said Dr. Ana Pujols-McKee, chair o...