Three healthcare organizations – two hospitals and an ambulance service – are the newest members of the Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization, part of the Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance based in Springfield.
A collaboration of Springfield health care organizations took home top honors at an international meeting for health care leaders held Oct. 6-8 in Chicago.
Diagnostic errors have received little attention from health care providers and institutions because of the issue's complexity and because solutions involve egos, communication challenges and fears of malpractice lawsuits once the errors are disclosed, says Dr. Gordon Schiff, one of the keynote speakers at the Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance’s first conference on patient safety in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation in Springfield.
A new Springfield-based organization dedicated to patient safety has received federal certification as one of only 10 patient safety organizations in Illinois and the only one of its kind outside of Chicago.
Memorial Medical Center has again earned top honors in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Hospital Association.
Memorial Health System and Southern Illinois University HealthCare have launched a new partnership designed to develop innovative solutions for improving healthcare access, quality, safety and community outcomes across the region.
Memorial Health System captured top honors in the healthcare system category in a quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Hospital Association.