Chief Quality Officer pens article on patient safety, spotlights unique challenges faced

Chief Quality Officer pens article on patient safety, spotlights unique challenges facedAn article by Chief Quality Officer and VP of Quality and Patient Safety for Corizon Health, Dr. Rebekah Haggard, spotlighting the unique challenges faced by correctional healthcare professionals was published yesterday on beckershospitalreview.com. In the article, Dr. Haggard discusses relying on proven patient safety practices while doubling as patient advocate by empowering doctors and nurses to stand their ground when patient safety is a concern.

“A trip to the hospital is often a stressful experience. From a simple fear of needles to the uncertainty that accompanies waiting for test results or a diagnosis, our patients are understandably on edge when they first meet with nurses and physicians.”

Read the entire article here – Patient safety lessons from an unlikely place