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2012 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winning PAH entries of the 2012 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety awards!

Quality & Patient Safety Award
Medication Reconciliation-Discharge Time Out
Department:  Medicine, 6 Cathcart
Project Team Members:
JoAnne Ruggiero, MSN, RN
Patricia Flack, RN
Valerie Masci, RN
Marian Lord Gartner, MSN, RN, CPHA
Shawn Miles, MD
Franks Sites, MHA, RN
6 Cathcart Nursing Staff

Operational Award
Code Cart Standardization and Management
Departments:  Pharmacy, Nursing, Materials Management, Quality & Safety
Project Team Members:
Dennis K. Constan, PharmD, BCPS
Suzanne Brown, MS, RPh
Patrick Donnelly, RN, MS, CCRN
Dennis Gibson
Margaret Markunas, MBA, CNMT
Amy McGovern, RN, CCRN
Dominic Mignone, CPhT
Kevin Pinder

Operational Award
Implementation of Environmental Services Room Monitoring Program
Department: Infection Prevention
Project Team Members:
Debra Runyan, S, MT(ASXP), CIC,
Carolyn Tobin, BS, BA
Derrick Hutton, BS
Simone Edwards,
Ida Macri, BSN, RN, CIC IP
Claire Stango, Rn, CIC IP
Maria Vacca, BSN, RN, CIC, PCCN
John Stern, MD
Sherelyn Riddick

Honorable Mention
Initiation of an Anticoagulation Management Program (AMP) at Pennsylvania Hospital
Department:  Pharmacy
Project Team Members:
Jacqueline von Vital, PharmD
Suzanne Brown, MS, RPh
Mina Ricciardelli, PharmD
Dennis K. Constan, PharmD, BCPS

Visit to view all the winning UPHS entries.


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