Patient Safety Service and Leadership

The Patient Safety Service and Leadership Award recognizes an individual, group or program that shows exemplary service and has gone above and beyond to improve patient safety within his or her organization. 

Nominate a Candidate: 
Nominate a candidate now until March 30, 2018 here. ​

PAST WINNERS:  

  • 2016  -  Shelby Morse 
    • Shelby Morse’s commitment to patient safety and employee engagement has helped the Elkhart General Hospital patient safety committee grow to one of the most involved committees in the hospital. Bringing LEAN and TeamSTEPPS to the hospital, Shelby has engaged staff at all levels in multidisciplinary improvement teams and collaborative teamwork.   
  • 2017 - Cheryl Lee 
    • Since 2014, Cheryl Lee has been a champion of patient-centered care and led the development of the safe pain management program for the emergency department at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. As a Pain Resource Nurse, Lee is dedicated to identifying at-risk patients and navigating them through treatment options. She has also been a resource to her team and provides hospital-wide education for staff and providers to ensure adherence to the opioid prescribing policy.