Wockhardt Hospital Ltd., a reputed chain of tertiary care super specialty hospitals in India observed Patient Safety Week with the theme â€œFall Safety and Documentation Awareness Weekâ€, across Western India at all its facilities at Nagpur, Nasik, Rajkot, South Mumbai & North Mumbai.
Patient safety is fundamental to delivering quality health services. The practices are aimed at strengthening the regular process to achieve better patient care and safety.
The Group wide program on Patient Safety Week from 3rd to 5th August was inaugurated by Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd.
Commenting on the initiative, Khorakiwala said, â€œPrevention is always better than cure. It is mandatory that healthcare institutions implement these practices and adhere to them to ensure quality care and patient safety. At Wockhardt Hospitals we believe in delivering quality care.â€
The three-day program witnessed wide range of activities covering the topics of Accurate & Complete Documentation of Medical Records, Fire Safety etc.
Dr. Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director, Wockhardt Group Hospitals, said, â€œAt Wockhardt Hospitals, we have always believed in patient safety first, Quality healthcare always has to be delivered keeping patient safety in mind. At Wockhardt Hospitals we regularly conduct such awareness programme that helps us to reinforce all our defined protocols. This program is focusing on complete documentation in the medical record as I firmly believe â€œEvery entry matters.â€