Courtney Hollingsworth, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager Cardiology Services/Diagnostic Imaging/ICU and Phelan Bailey, RN, Nurse Manager Emergency Department have been selected as the Kentucky Hospital Engagement Network’s (K-HEN) Patient Safety Heroes for the months of November and December 2013.
The award is given to individuals that have performed at a high level of accountability and have been instrumental in one or more of the following areas:
- Uncovered new methods of quality improvement and patient safety
- Trained staff member(s) on the importance of patient safety
- Prevented harm from a patient at risk
- Other improvement activities that deserve recognition
Donna Meador, K-HEN Project Director, presented the awards during a reception held on January 15, 2014 at St. Claire Regional. Courtney received the award for her work with Fall Prevention and Intensive Care Delirium. Phelan received the award for his project regarding early recognition of Sepsis. Several members of St. Claire Regional’s Leadership group, Management Forum, and members of Courtney and Phelan’s families, were there to share in the celebration. Congratulations to both Courtney and Phelan for their success and hard work!