London, ON January 15th 2013 (Canada Newswire) – Salus Global Corporation today announced that Dr. Ken Milne has completed his term as President and CEO and has moved into a senior executive advisor role to lead key development projects as the company continues to promote a culture of safety in healthcare around the world. As a prominent obstetrician with a passion for patient safety and professional development, Dr. Milne developed the ground breaking MOREOB Program more than ten years ago. Today, implementation of the MOREOB Program has resulted in a significant reduction of adverse events as well as a measurable reduction of insurance costs and claims.
Salus Global is very proud to be participating in the 2012 Canadian Patient Safety Week to assist in focusing the spotlight on patient safety issues and solutions. This year represents a significant milestone as it marks the 10th anniversary of our flagship patient safety program, MOREOB. Over the years, we have had the privilege of assisting thousands of Canadian health care providers develop a measurable and sustainable “culture of safety” within their organizations. More than 80% of births in Canada have occurred in hospitals that have engaged in the MOREOB Program.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Salus Global have established a research award in the area of Patient Safety in Obstetrics. The purpose of this grant is to provide Junior Fellows or Fellows of the College with funding to advance knowledge on issues related to Patient Safety with a special interest in the areas of Communication, Teamwork and Inter-professional coordination. The award is available from The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists through a grant to the College by Salus Global (providers and implementors of the MOREOB patient safety program).
Salus Global participated at the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists 2012 Annual District II Meeting in New York October 19th through the 21st. As the demand for measurable and sustainable patient safety solutions increases around the world the interest was high as hundreds of Doctors, Administrators and Health Care Professionals attended the ACOG District II Annual meeting where the Salus Global team was presenting information on a comprehensive range of products and solutions available including the market leading MOREOB Program.
TORONTO: JANUARY 27,2012 - Salus Global President and CEO, Dr. Ken Milne, joined a faculty more than 20 medical and legal experts at one of the world’s pre-eminent law schools, Osgoode Hall, from January 23 to 27, 2011.