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IHI Patient Safety Congress Focuses on Re-Commitment to Whole System Safety

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Patient Safety Congress continues to shape ​​smarter, safer care for patients wherever it is provided – from the hospital and outpatient settings to the home. Healthcare professionals who are passionate about ensuring safe, equitable care for all come together each year for education, training and share ideas that improve patient safety and create better and safer outcomes.

This year, Synensys® Patient Safety Program Manager, Tina Whitby and eight members of the Patient Safety Team attended the Congress where the focal point was to re-commit healthcare professionals, leaders, and organizations to ensure whole system safety. This approach stressed the importance of listening to patients and families and transitioning safety from a competing priority to a primary focus. Tina commented, “Synensys has been partnering with healthcare organizations for over a decade to build stronger systems and secure safer outcomes. I believe we are leading the way. In fact, several of the top concerns noted during the 2022 Patient Safety Congress align directly with some of our most recent initiatives.”

As a leader in quality and performance improvement in healthcare, Synensys continues to serve leading health systems, government agencies, long-term care facilities, and hospitals who are facing unprecedented challenges that require innovative approaches to improve quality, safety, patient experience, and workforce resilience. Synensys has trained over 100,000 healthcare professionals using the award-winning TeamSTEPPS® – Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety and delivered High Reliability Team (HRT) programming using a variety of training modalities. Follow the link below to learn more about the impact we are making in patient safety:

Tina Whitby, PMP, LSSBB, CPPS has more than 20 years of combined experienced in military healthcare, organizational development, and program management. She is an Air Force veteran with a strong history of developing leaders by providing opportunities for growth, cultivating innovative partnerships and inspiring positive culture change. Tina holds a Master of Arts in Human Services-Military Resilience from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management from Regent University.

Synensys, headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia, is a trusted leader in safety management technology and performance improvement for Federal, Military, Commercial, and international organizations since 2005. The Synensys team consists of seasoned safety and quality professionals in medicine and aviation, with expertise in change management, human factors, systems strengthening, strategy, learning, gap analyses, and safety performance analytics.

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