- Published on Thursday, 18 April 2013 21:46
The hospital’s Family Birthing Centre has received the inaugural MOREOB Patient Safety and MOREOB Recognition Awards. Dr. John Tomc says one of the practices they developed was holding “patient safety huddles” several times per day.
To read the entire story click here, http://blackburnnews.com/windsor/windsor-news/2013/04/18/wrh-great-with-babies/
- Published on Monday, 15 April 2013 12:23
Hospital’s obstetric patient satisfaction rate has increased to 97 per cent
Applause is in order for the Inuvik Regional Hospital obstetric team of physicians and nurses after winning the distinguished Salus Global Patient Safety Award for their work with the popular MORE (Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently) OB program, a decade-old patient safety improvement and professional development program for those working in hospital obstetrics units across North America.
To read the rest of the story click here, http://norj.ca/2013/04/inuvik-obstetric-team-wins-north-american-award/
- Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 16:40
London, ON March 7th 2013 – Salus Global Corporation today announced that Dr. Mark Heywood has completed his term as Vice Chair of the Board. Appointed to the Salus Global Board of Directors in 2007, Dr. Heywood is the Head of Gynaecology and President of the Medical Staff at Vancouver General Hospital.
Dr. Jennifer Blake has been appointed Vice Chair, Board of Directors of Salus Global Corporation. Dr. Blake, the current CEO of The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, is an educational leader with a multifaceted understanding of the profession, including the academic, clinical and regulatory perspectives. Under her direction, Salus Global Corporation will continue to promote a just culture of safety and deliver world class programs.
- Published on Friday, 22 February 2013 13:15
London, ON FEBRUARY 22nd 2012 - Salus Global is pleased to report that The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II featured an article in their January Bulletin that addresses the value of the MOREOB Program being implemented in The Rochester General Health System.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II Update January 2013 | Vol.28, No. 1
Exciting News from Rochester General Health System
In February 2012, Rochester General Health System affiliates General Hospital and Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, initiated a three-year comprehensive patient safety program, MOREOB at both RGHS hospital affiliates simultaneously reinforcing RGH’s ongoing commitment to clinical integration.
Under the direction of Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, FACOG the Rochester General Health System Obstetrics team is comprised of over 150 clinicians, 25 of those team members make up the “Core Team.” Throughout Phase I, “Learning Together,” the individuals from RGHS have begun to learn core content and have attended valuable workshops as a team. This phase has developed a foundation of trust and respect.
During 2012, RGHS team members held workshops to discuss areas that needed improvement and also created a video which highlighted the teamwork, education, and quality that the MOREOB Program has helped to create.. This video currently has over 250 views on YouTube - (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY1HeYGSJ4k)
Building on Phase I, RGHS is now preparing to move into Phase II and will practice emergency drills. Fostering a more efficient communication environment is the goal of Phase II.
“There is no upper limit when it comes to patient safety. We are always looking for ways to help our nationally recognized clinical teams improve their processes for delivering top-quality care,” says Mark Clement, President & CEO of Rochester General Health System. “The MOREOB Program is another way for us to ensure that our patients receive the best care in the region.”
- Published on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 21:53
London, ON January 15th 2013 (Canada Newswire) – Salus Global Corporation today announced that Dr. Ken Milne has completed his term as President and CEO and has moved into a senior executive advisor role to lead key development projects as the company continues to promote a culture of safety in healthcare around the world. As a prominent obstetrician with a passion for patient safety and professional development, Dr. Milne developed the ground breaking MOREOB Program more than ten years ago. Today, implementation of the MOREOB Program has resulted in a significant reduction of adverse events as well as a measurable reduction of insurance costs and claims.