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  On Demand  CE  Achieving Patient Safety Actualization Through Engaging Your Total Leadership in Your Patient Safety Efforts
Behind every successful organization is a dedicated and passionate leadership group. The leadership group, from the Board of Directors to the C-Suite to the Senior Executives, sets the direction and priorities of the organization. Essential leadership support through a committed Board of Directors and a strong safety culture are necessary in order to achieve patient safety actualization. But why do some organizations get it and some do not? In this presentation, the discussion will focus on ways to engage the organization’s leadership in the patient safety program in order to achieve successful outcomes.
Program Objectives:
  • Describe the education required of the leadership regarding patient safety.
  • Identify different organizational structures supporting patient safety.
  • Explain the different ways to conduct executive rounds and other leadership activities to enhance the patient safety program.
  • Outline different ways to present the patient safety report to the Board of Directors.
  Holly M. Hampe has over twenty-five years of healthcare experience, with an extensive background in patient safety, quality, risk management and regulatory affairs. Her educational background includes RN diploma, PhD Information Systems and Communications, BSN Masters Health Administration and Masters Risk Management. In addition, she has the following certifications: Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Patient Safety Officer (CPSO) and Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP). As a register nurse, Ms. Hampe has hospital and home care experience. She also has experience with insurance healthcare cost containment products. Her hospital administration experience includes nursing administration, quality, risk management, patient safety and regulatory affairs. In addition, she has experience with a group purchasing organization in the development of the organization's quality and patient safety program. Currently, she is the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Ms. Hampe is an adjunct professor at Robert Morris University in the School of Nuclear Medicine Technology & Health Services Administration. Her patient safety initiatives involving Patient Safety Actualization and Patient Safety Huddles were recognized by Press Ganey in June 2006. Ms. Hampe has also worked as a part-time regulatory affairs consultant.

Holly Hampe, DSc, RN, BSN, MHA, MRM, CPHQ, CPSO, CHSP has disclosed no relevant, real or apparent personal or professional financial relationships.
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