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Leader in Transparency Awards - Accepting Nominations

Monday, February 5, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Beth Kaye, JD
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The Oregon Patient Safety Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2nd Annual Leader in Transparency awards, recognizing organizations that have advanced patient safety in Oregon during 2017 by working to increase open and direct communication with patients and families following unexpected harm.  


Award Criteria 
Any organization (e.g., healthcare organization or liability insurer) is eligible if the organization: 


  • Amended or adopted a written policy in 2017 to use Early Discussion and Resolution (EDR) to communicate with patients and families following unexpected harm,
  • Values transparency and would like to share its story, or
  • Can demonstrate that in 2017 they have been a champion of EDR


You Can Self-Nominate or Nominate Another Organization

Submit a nomination letter summarizing how the organization has been a Leader in Transparency, based on at least one of the award criteria (300 word limit)


Deadline for Nominations: Friday, February 16, 2018


Email Nomination Letters To: Beth Kaye, Director of Early Discussion and Resolution
Include "Leader in Transparency Nomination" in the subject line)


Awardees Will Be Announced at the 7th Annual Oregon Patient Safety Forum 

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