Preventable Harm

Preventable Harm

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
Infection PreventionInfection Prevention

Learn about CLABSI reduction and Ebola preparation.

Core Clinical SolutionsCore Clinical Solutions

One electronic medical record system streamlines patient care.

Falls ReductionFalls Reduction

Learn how partnering with our patients helps us reduce falls.

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