Tag Archives: 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 Culture of Safety and Quality

As a system of health, and as individuals in that system, we rightfully take great pride in our combat medicine performance over the last twelve years of war. There are a number of characteristics evident in that performance that are hallmarks of a learning system focused on continuous improvement: a demand for data – paired with an openness to reporting, …

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Safety is Everyone’s Concern

By Larry A. Taylor, command safety manager , Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Jonathan Chaves, from Atwater, Calif., and Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Jeremy Stephens, from Concorde, N.C., pack boxes for offload in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower recently completed an …

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Navy’s Top Leader shares Summer Safety Message

From Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Summer is here and it’s hot, it’s a fun time of year, but it’s a time of year when we’ve got to pay attention to Safety. As we’re out there biking, boating and grilling, I need everyone to think about what you’re doing and look out for your shipmates. If you ride …

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“Q & A” for 21st Century Sailor and Marine

“Navy Medicine is in the readiness business…we must be ready the minute a warrior hits the ground, or mom heads into the labor deck. We exist to support the Fleet and the Fleet Marine Force. When the world dials 911, it is NOT to make an appointment.”  –  Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of …

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