Safety Is a Top Priority for Hospitals, Yet Many Report Safety Gaps

By Stacy Pur, Vice President of Product Development at VigiLanz

Safety is a top priority for hospital leaders, yet many feel that their organization could make significant safety improvements. That’s according to a survey of 123 hospital chief medical officers, chief nursing officers, chief quality officers, and other C-suite leaders conducted by Sage Growth Partners, a healthcare consulting firm.

You can read more of this article on Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare.  

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The Sharp Experience: Measuring the ROI of Clinical Surveillance | ASHP 2019

A technology’s return on investment can be measured in many ways. One of the key ROI measures at Sharp HealthCare—a San Diego-based health system made up of four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, and various medical groups and other facilities—is how well the technology supports its “Pillars of Excellence.”

Each day, Sharp HealthCare strives to achieve excellence in its seven Pillars of Excellence: Quality, Safety, Service, People, Finance, Growth and Community. And, the health system is finding that VigiLanz’s clinical surveillance platform is helping it achieve that goal.

Specifically, VigiLanz has created innovation and spurred improvements in safety, quality, finance, and people, says Mike Kruse, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, Manager of Pharmacy Clinical Services at Sharp HealthCare. At ASHP Midyear 2019, Kruse shared more about how VigiLanz is impacting the health system.