Fortis Hospital Mohali Celebrates World Patient Safety Week: Fortis Hospital, Mohali organized week-long activities to mark the World Patient Safety Day, as suggested by the World Health Organization.
The signature mark of the global campaign was to light up iconic monuments, landmarks, and public places in orange color as a gesture of respect and gratitude to all health workers. The theme of WPSD 2020 was Healthcare Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety (Safe Healthcare Workers, Safe patients). Also Read: 7-Month-Old Infected Open Fracture Cured At Fortis
The overall objective of World Patient Safety Day is to enhance global understanding of patient safety, increase public engagement in the safety of health care, and promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. Also Read: Trifo Aims to Shake Up Robot Vacuum Market in India with AI Technology
In an endeavor to support the WHO Global Campaign on Patient safety, Fortis Hospital Mohali illuminated Fortis Tower in orange in addition to a series of other activities. The department of Clinical Pharmacology & Nursing, Quality & Infection Control organized a few activities. Also Read: HDFC Bank Launches India’s first Warehouse Commodity Finance App
A Webinar on ‘Medication without Harm’ was organized for Fortis nursing staff. The speaker of the session, Dr. Shivani Juneja, Clinical Pharmacologist, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, discussed high-risk situations, polypharmacy, and transition of care. The Healthcare Workers of the hospital wore orange ribbons to mark their commitment towards patient safety. Also Read: 5 tech-enabled recruitment portals making job search easy in this lockdown
A Flash Quiz, Short videos and panel discussions with expertise on safety Initiatives was taken by staff during COVID-19 pandemic times. Mr. Ashish Bhatia (COO rest of India) and Dr GBS Kang (Medical Director & Director Medical Operations), felicitated the winners in the closing ceremony.
Mr. Ashish Bhatia and Dr GBS Kang, Dr Anita Sharma (Lab & Infection control Head), Dr Shweta Prabhakar (Head Quality & Patient safety), Capt. Neelam Deshwal (CNO) attended the session along with various departmental Head of Departments. Mr. Bhatia felicitated the winners and appreciated that the safety measures undertaken by Fortis Hospital Mohali in current times is very much commendable. He also encouraged employees to adopt and implement safety culture all across the hospital.
About Fortis Healthcare Limited
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai and Sri Lanka with 36 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 9,000 potential beds and over 410 diagnostics centers.