Safety

The Patient Safety Program supports and promotes the mission, vision, and shared values of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital through organizational prioritization of patient, visitor, and employee safety.  Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital abides by State and Federal Regulations including the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for Critical Access Hospitals.

 

Patient Safety at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is designed to enhance patient care delivery and prevent adverse outcomes of care by utilizing a systematic, coordinated, and continuous approach to the improvement of patient safety.  There is collaboration among staff member, physicians, and other providers to deliver comprehensive, integrated, and quality health care.  There is a focus on an integrated quality service.  There is open and honest communication to foster trust relationships among staff members, physicians, other providers, and patients.

 

As of April 2015, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital prides itself in exceeding 2,000 days without a loss time accident for employees.  Safety and health in our business must be part of every operation.  Without question, it is every employee’s responsibility at all levels.  Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is committed to building an effective injury and illness prevention plan.  The personal safety of each employee of this organization is of primary importance.  Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has an employee safety program that reduces the number of injuries and illnesses to an absolute minimum, not merely in keeping with, but surpassing, the best experience of operations similar to ours.