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For Immediate Release
8/12/2020
Helene King
410-601-2296
hking@lifebridgehealth.org
Maryland Patient Safety Center Names Sinai Hospital of Baltimore as Circle of Honor Winner for the 2020 Minogue Awards for Patient Safety Innovation

Baltimore, MD - The Maryland Patient Safety Center recently announced that Sinai Hospital of Baltimore has been named a Circle of Honor winner for the 2020 Minogue Awards for Patient Safety Innovation. The award-winning program was entitled Measles Met its Match in Baltimore.

Sinai Hospital was one of eight hospitals throughout Maryland named a Circle of Honor winner recognizing top safety and quality solutions in healthcare. Sinai Hospital’s winning submission highlighted how the hospital leveraged relationships in the community and took a proactive approach to partnering with public health officials to prevent an outbreak of measles in 2019. Maryland Patient Safety Center Names Sinai Hospital of Baltimore as  Circle of Honor Winner for the 2020 Minogue Awards for Patient Safety Innovation

The honorees were selected by a panel of independent judges who are leaders in the Maryland healthcare community. The award winners will be recognized at the 16th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference, which will be held virtually on September 9, 2020. All Circle of Honor for Patient Safety Innovation winners also received a congratulatory visit from Maryland Patient Safety Center leadership to present them with their award. 

“With over 70 submissions to choose from, we know that healthcare organizations here in Maryland are some of the most forward thinking throughout the country,” said Blair Eig, MD, President and CEO of the Maryland Patient Safety Center. “We are proud to recognize all participants for their attention, innovation, and commitment to addressing some of the most pertinent and complex issues penetrating patient safety today. Congratulations to the winners on their successful contributions to our mission of making healthcare in Maryland the safest in the nation.” 
Named for the Center’s first President and Executive Director, William Minogue, MD, FACP, to honor his enduring contributions to and passion for improving patient care and safety, The Minogue Awards were created by the Center Board of Directors to recognize organizations within the state that have made a demonstrable difference in patient safety through an innovative solution. 

About LifeBridge Health:
LifeBridge Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in Maryland. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Grace Medical Center and related affiliates. For more information, visit lifebridgehealth.org.

About The Maryland Patient Safety Center 
The Maryland Patient Safety Center brings together healthcare organizations and providers to improve patient safety and healthcare quality for all Marylanders. The goal of the Center is to make healthcare in Maryland the safest in the nation by focusing on the systems of care, reducing the occurrence of adverse events and improving the culture of patient safety at Maryland healthcare facilities. For more information, visit  www.marylandpatientsafetycenter.org

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