London, ON FEBRUARY 22nd 2012 - Salus Global is pleased to report that The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II featured an article in their January Bulletin that addresses the value of the MOREOB Program being implemented in The Rochester General Health System.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II Update January 2013 | Vol.28, No. 1
Exciting News from Rochester General Health System
In February 2012, Rochester General Health System affiliates General Hospital and Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, initiated a three-year comprehensive patient safety program, MOREOB at both RGHS hospital affiliates simultaneously reinforcing RGH’s ongoing commitment to clinical integration.
Under the direction of Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, FACOG the Rochester General Health System Obstetrics team is comprised of over 150 clinicians, 25 of those team members make up the “Core Team.” Throughout Phase I, “Learning Together,” the individuals from RGHS have begun to learn core content and have attended valuable workshops as a team. This phase has developed a foundation of trust and respect.
During 2012, RGHS team members held workshops to discuss areas that needed improvement and also created a video which highlighted the teamwork, education, and quality that the MOREOB Program has helped to create.. This video currently has over 250 views on YouTube - (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY1HeYGSJ4k)
Building on Phase I, RGHS is now preparing to move into Phase II and will practice emergency drills. Fostering a more efficient communication environment is the goal of Phase II.
“There is no upper limit when it comes to patient safety. We are always looking for ways to help our nationally recognized clinical teams improve their processes for delivering top-quality care,” says Mark Clement, President & CEO of Rochester General Health System. “The MOREOB Program is another way for us to ensure that our patients receive the best care in the region.”