Patient Safety and Teamwork Survey: Ends June 30

So far, only a small number of Emory physicians have responded to this important survey that will help us improve safety and teamwork in our clinical environments. Your perspective matters! Emory Medicine is committed to improving how we work together for our patients and families. As Department of Medicine faculty and trainees, we have important insights that can guide improvements in the various areas where we practice… Inpatient (e.g. wards, ICUs), procedure areas (e.g. cardiac cath labs, endoscopy), and clinics.

To identify what we are doing well and what we need to work on in these areas and across Emory, we are conducting an Emory-wide assessment of patient safety and teamwork culture. This survey, led by Dr. David Murphy in Pulmonary, includes all Emory clinical faculty, ESA physicians, community physicians, GME trainees, and staff across Emory Healthcare.

Once the survey closes tomorrow (June 30), we will be sharing the results on Emory-wide, department, division, unit/clinic, and division-levels, so that we can prioritize what to work on together.

If you have not yet completed the survey, please do so now. The links to complete the survey are individual-specific, so that we can follow response rates.

To find your link:
·         Search your email for a message a link from “EHC Service Performance.”  The email subject is “Share your feedback in the Patient Safety & Teamwork Survey.”
·         A reminder email has been sent to those who have not completed the survey yet.
·         If you can’t find your link, please email serviceperformance@emoryhealthcare.org.

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Emory Department of Medicine
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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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