MOCPS Hosts Table at Health Literacy Missouri – Sorrel King reinforces our mission

October 12, 2011    |   By: Calevir

The MOCPS was pleased to host a table at the October 5th Health Literacy Missouri awards luncheon.   Keynote, Sorrel King, is always a pleasure to hear, although the story of her 18 month old daughter, Josie’s, death from failures in the health care system is heart wrenching.   Although we had the pleasure of having Sorrel as Keynote at our 2010 conference, hearing her story again is encouraging to know that our work is meaningful.   Sorrel advocates for improving communication between caregivers and patients and families, and involving patients and families as active members of their healthcare team.   The Center’s work in Just Culture, the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), and safety culture surveying are tools aimed at the difficult task of communication and teamwork.   Thanks Sorrel for reinvigorating us to continue moving toward our mission of “Safe care for all patients, in all processes, all the time.”



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