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SCMC earns patient safety awards

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Stevens Community Medical Center has earned three Minnesota Hospital Association Patient Safety Excellence Awards.

The awards are given to medical centers for work in the prevention of patient falls, pressure ulcers and adverse surgical events.


The initiatives are termed SAFE from FALLS, SAFE SKIN and SAFE SITE. Minnesota medical centers are working to implement a list of recommended actions to prevent adverse events from occurring during a patient's hospital stay.

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