Tag Archives: Patient Safety

Navy Medicine Roundup: United for Patient Safety

As National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18) comes to a close, we remain “United for Patient Safety” and committed to promoting a culture of safety year-round. Here are a few examples of patient safety in action across the Navy Medicine enterprise: Weeding Out Germs during Patient Safety Awareness Week at Naval Hospital Bremerton There’s a germ — or two — that …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Promoting a Culture of Safety Across Navy Medicine

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan As many command activities come to an end in recognition of National Patient Safety Awareness week, I ask for an “all hands” effort to continue to promote patient safety as a year round focus — especially  as Navy Medicine, along with the rest of the Military Health System (MHS), pursues our journey towards high …

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Patient Safety Through Training

By Kathleen Davitt, nurse educator, Naval Hospital Jacksonville  National Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 8-14.  While we remain focused on patient safety 24/7/365, we leverage this week as an education and awareness campaign for health care safety.  The theme this year is “United in Safety”—which enforces the fact that everyone in the health care process plays a role in …

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