Clinical Excellence & Recognition: Patient Safety
Patient Safety is a core value at Cayuga Health and we are committed to eliminating preventable events of harm to our patients and employees by becoming a High Reliability Organization. High Reliability is defined as maintaining consistently high levels of safety and quality over time across all services and settings. We have adopted the following practices as part of our High Reliability journey.
Teamwork and Communication
We recognize that teamwork and communication is essential to providing quality health care. At Cayuga Health all staff (clinical and non-clinical) work collaboratively to prevent errors, improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. Every morning members of the management team huddle to discuss safety concerns and issues that have occurred during the past 24 hours as well as current issues that need resolvi