Good Catch for Patient Safety Award
The MHA Good Catch for
Patient Safety Award is presented to Minnesota hospital and health system staff who demonstrate
their commitment to keeping patients safe by speaking up to prevent potential
harm to a patient. MHA encourages individual, team or organizational nominations
about process improvement efforts that were made to prevent near misses and
good catches from reaching patients. It is because of actions taken every day
by dedicated professionals that Minnesota hospitals and health systems continue to be
front-runners in patient safety.
team members and organizations are entered into the running to win the
quarterly Good Catch for Patient Safety Award. Quarterly recipients are
eligible to win the annual Good Catch for Patient Safety Award, presented at
the MHA Annual Awards banquet.
The three levels of awards are presented as follows:
will be accepted throughout the year. If the nomination has met the following
criteria the nominee(s) will receive a letter and certificate of recognition
from MHA: a) likelihood that a patient safety issue would have resulted if the
Good Catch did not happen; and b) potential impact to patients if the Good
Catch did not happen.
quarter, one individual or team recognized during the current quarter will receive
special recognition for outstanding achievement based on the nature of the Good
Catch and the impact to patient safety. Quarterly award winners will be
recognized in person.
one award will be presented at the MHA Awards Banquet. One of the year’s
quarterly award recipients will be selected to receive this recognition.
To nominate an employee or team within your organization for this award, complete the form below.