How Health Systems Can Create a Robust, Enterprise-Wide Patient Safety Program (Becker's Hospital Review)

October 15, 2012
Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System launched its "No Harm Campaign" in 2008, a system-wide approach to patient safety that has a goal of reducing adverse events by 50 percent by 2013. HFHS is already more than halfway there — it has reduced harm events by 34 percent so far. William Conway, MD, senior vice president and chief quality officer of HFHS and CMO of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and Sue Hawkins, senior vice president of performance excellence at HFHS, describe how HFHS created a patient safety program that spans five hospitals and numerous other sites of care. Full Story at Becker's Hospital Review