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DoD PSP Patient Safety Learning Circle DoD Annual Quality and Patient Safety Awards: Models of Excellence

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ,  Please note that this time reflects Eastern Standard Time.

Title:  "DoD Annual Quality and Patient Safety Awards: Models of Excellence"

Date:    May 21, 2014

Time:     2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

CEU Eligible:       No

Description of the event:

The first DoD Patient Safety awards were presented at the 2004 MHS Conference. In 2013, these awards were integrated with the Health Innovation Awards and became the Quality and Patient Safety Awards. The awards encourage four important institutional goals:

  1. Raise awareness,
  2. Reward successful efforts,
  3. Inspire Organizations,
  4. Communicate successes throughout the MHS. The awards are aligned with the Partnership for Patients Hospital Acquired Conditions.

In 2013, there were five award winners and two honorable mention winners.

  • Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (2)
  • 49th medical Group
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Honorable Mention)
  • Naval Hospital Bremerton (Honorable Mention)


  1. Understand models of excellence being utilized in the MHS to eliminate and mitigate harm,
  2. Define “nuggets” from the models of excellence that may be transferred to participants MTFs,
  3. Identify opportunities for MTFs to network with award winners.

Target audience:

  • Patient safety community
  • Patient Safety Managers and Service Representatives

Speakers:   TBD

POC:   Wendy Martin at

Contact Information
Wendy Martin
Wendy Martin (Instructor/Facilitator)
Dial-in and DCO Connect
Dial-in and DCO Connect info will be provided