Eliminating or reducing the risk of harm to our patients is the number one priority at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Each department or area in the hospital is engaged in a process or processes that focus on creating safer procedures and environments for patients. A few examples of these processes include:
- continued diligence in reducing catheter-associated bloodstream infections
- preparing for a patient with known or suspected Ebola disease
- researching and implementing a single electronic medical record across the entire health system to streamline patient care
- developing innovating approaches to prevent falls
Learn how partnering with our patients helps us reduce falls.