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OR Excellence Awards 2016 - September 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 3 9 T he caregivers at The Valley Hospital's Luckow Pavilion in Paramus, N.J., literally signed on the dotted line to earn this year's OR Excellence Award for Patient Safety. Each member of the Valley Hospital system's clinical team is required to ink a Zero Harm Agreement, which states they're dedicated to do whatever it takes to protect those in their care and that one patient harmed is one too many. The 6-OR freestanding surgery center is under the umbrella of The Valley Hospital, but sits about 4 miles away. "That means it's all hands Awards Issue PATIENT SAFETY • HELPFUL HUDDLE Daily "circle ups" are where staff members are welcome to bring any safety-related topic to the table. Constantly Striving for Zero Patient Harm The Valley Hospital Staff at The Valley Hospital in New Jersey will do every- thing possible to protect those in their care. Sponsored by

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