Excellence in Patient Safety Award
Formerly known as the Healthcare Safety Award, this award recognizes individuals and/or teams that are committed to improving workplace and /or patient safety within the healthcare environment, through leadership, culture, best practices, innovation and change management expertise.
2016 Recipient: Baycrest
Antimicrobial Stewardship Analytics – Interprofessional Project Team
The Business & Clinical Informatics team at Baycrest, in collaboration with the Baycrest Pharmacy and Interdisciplinary Antimicrobial Stewardship team, has launched a new “Medication Management & Analytics” online system. This advanced clinical intelligence tool is designed to assist in medication management, analysis, risk reduction, and decision making.
The scope of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) ensures the most appropriate use of antibiotics achieves the best patient outcomes, reduce or stabilize levels of antibiotics resistance, and promote patient safety. At Baycrest, the ASP core team consists of a pharmacist and two physicians, who develop and implement stewardship interventions. Infection prevention and control, and informatics specialists also provide support.
Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating Leading Practices booklets.
2015, Mount Sinai Hospital
2014, BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) & Vancouver General Hospital
2013, Mackenzie Health
2012, The Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre
2011, The Wexford Residence
2010, BC Cancer Agency
2009, Trillium Health Centre