About the Premier Safety Institute®

Dear Colleague:

Thank you for visiting the Safety Web site, a publicly accessible resource from the Premier Safety Institute. The Web site is designed to provide safety resources and tools to promote a safe healthcare delivery environment for patients, workers, and their communities. The Premier Safety Institute Web Site has had more than 15 million visitors since it was launched in June of 2001.

The Premier Safety Institute is part of Premier, Inc, a healthcare alliance of more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers working together to improve healthcare quality and affordability. Our mission is to improve the health of communities. Learn more about Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq:PINC)

Established in 1999, the Institute coordinates safety-related activities among national organizations, Premier members, our business units, our contracted suppliers, and the community. In addition, the Institute is a regular contributor of articles in the medical/hospital literature. See list of recent publications.

Premier and its members are working together to improve healthcare quality and affordability.

Through this public Web site and a multitude of other endeavors, Premier recognizes and embraces its responsibility to help improve safety — not just among our member hospitals, but throughout the healthcare industry. Our Safety Web site is one example of Premier’s commitment to its core purpose — improving the health of communities.

The goal of the Safety Web site is to assemble timely information, news and technical resources that help busy healthcare professionals effectively tackle the challenge of preventing medical errors and fostering a safe and healthy healthcare environment for everyone — from patients and workers to the public. The information on our Web site is developed and updated frequently by an experienced and professional team.

Resources, products and companies

The publicly available information, tools, and resources on the Safety Institute website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal or medical advice. These resources are obtained from a variety of sources and may not always be complete or up to date. As such, users of this website are encouraged to research multiple sources for healthcare safety information.

The Premier Safety Institute Web site contains the names of numerous safety-related products, resources, and companies and is provided for convenience and not meant to be exhaustive or necessarily represent an endorsement by Premier healthcare alliance. All companies or products listed as “Premier contracted suppliers” have been through Premier’s contracting/sourcing process and contract numbers are provided for members to obtain additional contract information through Premier’s Supply Chain Advisor catalog.

Hyperlinks to our site

The Premier Safety Institute encourages hyperlinks to our Web site from healthcare-related organizations. If you would like to link to us, please let us know by sending an email to Safety_Institute@premierinc.com We value your

Thanks for your interest.

Gina Pugliese, R.N., M.S.
Vice president, Premier Safety Institute

 

Disclaimer:
The publicly available information, tools, and resources on the Safety Institute website are for educational and informational purposes only and do not constitute legal or medical advice. These resources are obtained from a variety of sources and may not always be complete or up to date. As such, users of this website are encouraged to research multiple sources for healthcare safety information.