With multiple years of uncertainty in health care, 2022 was no different. The “tripledemic” of COVID-19, influenza and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) was an unanticipated path that tested health care professionals in new ways. The resilience of BJC HealthCare, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) and Washington University School of Medicine was apparent as our teams united to provide consistent, exceptional care to patients.
In addition, Barnes-Jewish Hospital accomplished several must-do tasks to affirm its commitment to quality with these milestone achievements:
Our team’s focus on process improvement continues to be the foundation of our operations. Multiple process improvement teams developed new ways to provide the highest quality care and support our employees, all of which led to achieving better patient and employee outcomes and experiences.
Patient Safety Goals