Salus Global, the leader in the effective management of obstetrical risk is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s MOREOB Patient Safety Awards.

Open to current MOREOB Program participants, the coveted Patient Safety Award is presented annually and recognizes healthcare teams who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving patient safety within their obstetrical unit.

To qualify for the award, teams must demonstrate exceptional team effort in the innovative application of learnings and concepts from the MOREOB Program which contributed to quality improvement, culture change and/or improved clinical outcomes.

This year’s winners are:
• Hôpital Brôme-Missisquoi-Perkins, Cowansville, CIUSSS Estrie-CHUS in in Quebec
• North Bay Regional Health Centre in Ontario
• Joint submission by Royal Columbian Hospital and Peace Arch Hospital in British Columbia

Malcolm Eade, Salus Global, President and CEO said: “I’d like to extend heartfelt congratulations to the winners and all the teams who participated in the submission process and the Program. The true winners in all of this are you, your teams and most importantly, your patients”. He added, “Special thanks are due to the Awards committee for their challenging role in selecting only a few winners from the many submissions.”

Winners will be presented with their awards in June at the SOGC Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference in Vancouver and/or in October at the Regional Quebec meeting. For details on the winning submissions please visit (or click here) http://www.moreob.com/recognizing-success.

About The 2016 MOREOB Patient Safety Award
The 2016 MOREOB Patient Safety Award deadline is December 15th, 2016. Information on the 2016 application, requirements and rules coming soon.

About the MOREOB Program
MOREOB is Salus Global’s flagship patient safety and performance improvement program. This multi-year, comprehensive program is geared to interprofessional obstetrical teams and has been delivered in over 300 hospitals and to more than 16,000 participants over the past twelve+ years. The result is a significant reduction in adverse events, a measurable reduction in costs, and improved teamwork and communication across all disciplines.