As an organization dedicated to patient safety, we want to identify safety events in real-time and to immediately implement and monitor corrective action
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2009
Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Ill., a 93-bed, community hospital, announced it will use the Quantros Safety and Risk Management solution (SRM), an electronic self-reporting, event tracking, monitoring and workflow management tool designed to reduce risk and support a culture of patient safety.
The hospital selected Quantros, a leading provider of safety and quality software and professional services solutions for the healthcare industry, after reviewing three vendors. The organization cited Quantros' Professional Services team, who provide clients with technical support and education, the application's user- friendly format and the reporting engine as key priorities in making the decision.
"As an organization dedicated to patient safety, we want to identify safety events in real-time and to immediately implement and monitor corrective action," said Connie Mudd, Passavant's Vice President of Quality Management.
"This helps us investigate and fix the root causes of the events," she added. "We need an easy way to enter events electronically and compile them quickly. With Quantros, we have that capability. Now the departments and quality management team can get the alert at the same time."
"Passavant Hospital's selection of Quantros SRM highlights the benefits of integrated data and workflow management and reporting, along with a team of clinical experts who support implementation and training." noted Chris Bethell, Vice President, Marketing and Product Development, Quantros, Inc. "We are pleased to have Passavant select Quantros."
Quantros provides real-time knowledge creation solutions for benchmarking, patient safety, accreditation and compliance, and outcomes monitoring for leading healthcare providers, payers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Quantros' web delivered applications provide a standard platform for automating resource intensive manual processes. Through a variety of direct sales and vendor partners, more than 2,000 healthcare facilities are licensed to use Quantros' web-based technology solutions.
Quantros team members include physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals. We are a healthcare information management technology company with a difference; our key product decisions are driven by experts in healthcare quality and performance improvement, safety, compliance, risk management and nursing. http://www.quantros.com
About Passavant Area Hospital
Passavant Area Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital serving a five-county area for over 134 years. Passavant is staffed by 900 full and part-time employees, and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (TJC). Passavant's state-of-the-art facility includes a new Ambulatory Surgery addition, a Rehabilitation Center and Orthopaedic building, a Wound Center, and is currently in the middle of a $16.7 million Emergency Department Expansion. Passavant recently achieved the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only 5 percent of hospitals nationwide achieve Magnet Recognition. For more information, visit http://www.passavanthospital.com.