Riverview Health prides itself on being a safe place to receive care as well as a safe place for our staff. We have multiple policies and procedures in place to reduce the risk of serious safety issues, otherwise known as “never events” and have committees in place that review these policies routinely in order to stay up-to-date with evidence-based practice. We conduct periodic audits to determine compliance with policies and safe practices.
Below, you can find a few examples of what we have been doing to improve the quality and safety of our patients.
Riverview Health has Pillars of Excellence that represent the organizational foundation of our mission to improve and preserve the health and well-being of those we serve. The first pillar is Quality and the goals identified on this pillar become goals for the entire organization. For 2023, Riverview Health is:
The full list of quality and safety initiatives Riverview Health reports to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) can be found by accessing the CMS Hospital Compare website: here.