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Greenwich Hospital receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award for Patient Safety

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

2016 Women's Choice Award for Patient Safety

Greenwich Hospital has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety for its exceptional efforts to foster a culture of safety. The award comes as the nation celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week.

"This award is particularly gratifying because we continuously strive to create the safest patient experience," said Norman G. Roth, president of Greenwich Hospital. "Our commitment to a safe environment for patients and staff includes unit-based safety coaches, daily safety huddles with senior staff in attendance, and quality safety rounds lead by our leaders throughout all hospital departments."

Another safety initiative includes a video falls risk monitoring program, which has garnered national attention and reduced inpatient falls at Greenwich Hospital by 44 percent. In addition, all staff, physicians and volunteers have completed "high reliability organization" training – used by the aviation and other high-risk industries - to create a culture of safety at the hospital.

Only four hospitals in Connecticut received the Women's Choice Award for Patient Safety.

In addition to the award for patient safety, Greenwich Hospital has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award for Obstetrics and for Cancer Care.

The list of more than 47O award winners represents hospitals with exceptional performance in limiting a wide range of hospital-associated infections and complications from surgery and medical treatment. This designation is the only patient safety award that identifies the nation's best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria about clinical excellence and patient satisfaction feedback from women.

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Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. www.greenwichhospital.org

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