Mount Sinai to Hold Focus on Safety Fair

For National Patient Safety Awareness Week, Mount Sinai will hold a Safety Fair on Thursday, March 8th.

New York, NY
 – March 6, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

In recognition of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, please visit the Focus on Safety Fair on Thursday, March 8th, 6:30am – 8:00am and 11:00am – 2:00pm in the Guggenheim Pavilion Atrium.

Visitors can stop by to receive a 2012 Mount Sinai Joint Commission Preparation/Focus on Safety Resource Guide.

Fair topics include:

  • Equipment Safety
  • Falls
  • Handoff Communications and Critical Values
  • HIPAA/Patient Rights
  • Infection Prevention: Hand Hygiene and Vaccinations
  • Medication Safety
  • Medical Event Reporting System (MERS)
  • MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets) and Segregation of Waste
  • Patient Identification
  • Safe Patient Handling
  • Security/Emergency Preparedness

Thank you for your commitment to excellence in patient care. We look forward to seeing you at the fair!