Awards Videos

Select a link below to view a special video presentation that features footage from each site and interviews with key members of the multidisciplinary teams that implemented their winning medication safety initiatives. (You may need to download the appropriate player to view these videos. They may take several minutes to download.)

2018 Awards Videos
Recipient: Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis, Memphis, TN
"Transitioning to an Opioid-Light Emergency Department"

Finalist: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 
"Orthopedic Surgery Opioid Stewardship"

Finalist: University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL 
"Personalized Medicine Program"

2017 Awards Videos
Recipient: UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC
"Improving the Safety and Management of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia"

Finalist: Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI
"Metric Is Our New “Weigh” Patient Safety Initiative"

Finalist: VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
"Code Cart Tray Redesign Project"

2016 Awards Videos
Recipient: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
"Increasing Medication Safety for Pediatric Patients on Antibiotics"

Finalist: Geisinger Chronic Pain Clinic, Danville, Pennsylvania
"Enhanced Chronic Pain Management: Multifaceted Team-Based Care"

Finalist: NewYork-Presbyterian, New York, New York
"Utilizing Technology for a Patient-Centered Approach to Medication Education"

2015 Awards Videos

Recipient: Houston Methodist Hospital System, Houston, Texas
"Clinical Management of High-Risk Medication Use to Mitigate the Incidence of Hospital-Acquired Delirium in the Geriatric Population"

Finalist: University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado
"Thinking Outside the Pump: Strategies for Improving the Safety of Patient-Controlled Analgesia"

Finalist: Finalist: University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Chicago, Illinois
"Novel Pharmacist Led Personalized Medicine Program Improves Patient Safety, Clinical and Health-Care Utilization Outcomes"

2014 Awards Videos

Recipient: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
“Moving Oncology Care Closer to Home: Pharmacy Leadership Makes a Difference”

Finalist: Minnesota Hospital Association, St. Paul, Minnesota
“Minnesota Road Map to Reducing ADEs”

Finalist: University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, California
“EHR ‘Best Practice Alerts’ Improve Medication Safety in Kidney Patients”

2013 Awards Videos
Recipient: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis, Missouri
"Using Automation to Detect Severe Hypoglycemia, Collect Causative Factors and Inform Prevention Strategies Across a Large Health Care System"

Finalist: Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles, California
"Outpatient Safety Net"

Finalist: VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21), Reno, Nevada
"Pharmacovigilance Dashboards: Improving Medication Safety by Transforming Data Into Information"

2012 Awards Videos
Recipient: VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts
"The PILL Service: Enhancing Medication Safety after Hospital Discharge"

Finalist: St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute, Boise, Idaho
"A Pharmacist-Managed Oral Chemotherapy Program"

Finalist: Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio
"Prevention of Medication-Induced Delirium: A System-Wide Quality Improvement Project"

2011 Awards Videos
Recipient: UW Health, Madison, Wisconsin
"UW Health Anticoagulation Stewardship Program"

Finalist: Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado
"The Drug Renal Alert Pharmacy (DRAP) Program: Improving Prescribing Safety in Patients with Renal Insufficiency in the Ambulatory Setting"

Finalist: University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
"Elevating Pain Management Strategies to Improve Patient Outcomes"

2010 Awards Video
2010 Award Recipient: Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
2010 Finalist: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
2010 Finalist: Lancaster General Health
See full video shown at Midyear here

2009 Awards Video
• Recipient: Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.
• Finalist: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.
• Finalist: Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, N.C.

2008 Awards Video
Novant Health, Winston-Salem, N.C. (recipient); Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill. (finalist); and Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, Ohio (finalist)

2007 Awards Video
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. (recipient); Community Health Network, Indianapolis, Ind. (finalist); and Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Okla. (finalist)

2006 Awards Video
Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska (recipient); McLeod Regional Medical Center, Forence, S.C. (finalist); and St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Savannah, Ga. (finalist)

2005 Awards Video
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Ill. (recipient); St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers, Beech Grove, Ind. (finalist); and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, Calif. (finalist)
Windows Movie (.wmv) 46.5 mb — Windows compatible
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