What is in the water out there in Washington? I have written before about the leadership displayed by the Washington State Hospital Association with regard to transparency and process improvement. Now they go and win the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award from the Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum.
According to this release, "This organization is recognized for its Safe Tables Learning Collaborative program. The program provides the infrastructure for Washington hospitals to share experiences and learn from one other and from patient safety experts."
Bravo and congratulations!