ST. LOUIS, MO/June 14, 2017/ (STL.NEWS) – Patients getting into a Mercy Clinic OB/GYN apply can breathe simpler figuring out all 14 workplaces within the St. Louis space have acquired a certification generally known as SCOPE (Safety Certification in Outpatient Practice Excellence) for Women’s Health Program. SCOPE is a complete affected person security evaluation program of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In 2014, Mercy Clinic had the primary workplace in Missouri to be licensed.
SCOPE is obtainable to medical practices during which obstetrics and/or gynecology providers are offered. It assesses the implementation and use of affected person security ideas and methods within the workplace setting. Participation within the SCOPE program is voluntary and certification is offered based mostly on a set SCOPE standards.
“Mercy Clinic is committed to helping improve patient safety and we want our patients to know they are receiving care in the safest environment possible,” stated Margaretta Mendenhall, MD, OB/GYN with Mercy Clinic Women’s Health and this system champion. “Pursuing and achieving certification through ACOG’s SCOPE program allows our practices to better understand their strengths, and enhance their already robust patient safety practices.”
Patient security is important to offering optimum health care for women, and implementation of affected person security measures can scale back medical errors and danger, and result in constructive affected person outcomes. By attaining SCOPE certification, Mercy Clinic Women’s Health workplaces have demonstrated excellence in affected person security processes.
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