Becker's Healthcare September 30, 2022
Cailey Gleeson

From creating safety culture tools to collaborating with other systems, hospitals and health systems are consistently working to improve patient safety. 

Becker’s asked five clinical leaders what their biggest patient safety win has been in 2022.

Editor’s note: Responses were lightly edited for clarity and length.

David Williams, MD. Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at UnityPoint Health (Des Moines, Iowa): At UnityPoint Health we’re accelerating our management system, including advancements in team huddles, to improve two-way communication between team members and leaders and be more proactive in preventing patient safety issues across our enterprise. Our new tiered RESPECT Huddles brought immediate improvements to how quickly we’re communicating and closing the loop about safety risks and other information critical...

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