The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety & Quality Leadership Award and Speak-up! Award are presented at the symposium each year.
The Patient Safety & Quality Leadership Award honors individuals who demonstrate leadership in patient safety and quality improvement that transcends the bounds of their hospital or health system.
The 2017 winners were Patricia J. Posa, quality excellence leader, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Samuel J. Flanders, MD, senior vice president of quality and safety, Beaumont Health, Southfield.
The Speak-up! Award celebrates patient and staff safety through the recognition of individuals or teams in MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to the prevention of patient or staff harm. The 2017 recipient was Seth Raymond, DO, Kalamazoo Anesthesiology and Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo.