Parrish Medical Center is a proud member of the National Patient Safety
Foundation's Stand Up for Patient Safety program, the participants
of which are a select group of hospitals and healthcare systems that have
distinguished themselves as national leaders in the patient safety movement.
Speak Up™ Initiatives
The Joint Commission's Award-Winning Patient Safety Program
In March 2002, The Joint Commission, together with the Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services, launched a national campaign to urge patients to
take a role in preventing healthcare errors by becoming active, involved
and informed participants on the healthcare team. The program features
brochures, posters and buttons on a variety of patient safety topics.
Patient Safety Information
Everyone has a role in making healthcare safe, physicians, healthcare executives,
nurses and technicians. Parrish Medical Center is working hard to make
healthcare safety a priority. You, as the patient, can also play a vital
role in making your care safe by becoming an active, involved and informed
member of your healthcare team.
Here are some convenient brochures discussing Patient Safety and the roles
of both healthcare professionals and patients in ensuring a safe healing