Institution: A.C. Camargo Cancer Center

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Commitment Name: Implementation of Rapid Response Teams at Surgical Ward – Massive Bleeding

Projected Lives Saved: 167

Commitment Summary: Our main goal is to improve outcomes in three situations: cardiac arrest, difficult airway and massive bleeding.

Commitment Owner: Aline Chibana, MD, Quality and Risk Manager - Department of Anesthesiology


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Institution: A.C. Camargo Cancer Center

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Commitment Name: Implementation of a Difficult Airway Team at an Oncologic Center

Projected Lives Saved: 70

Commitment Summary: Improve the management of difficult airway patients at the surgical ward.

Commitment Owner: Daniel Gilio, MD, Quality and Risk Manager - Department of Anesthesiology


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Institution: A.C. Camargo Cancer Center

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Commitment Name: Implementation of Rapid Response Teams at Surgical Ward – Difficult Airway

Projected Lives Saved: 167

Commitment Summary: Our main goal is to improve outcomes in three situations: cardiac arrest, difficult airway and massive bleeding.

Commitment Owner: Aline Chibana, MD, Quality and Risk Manager - Department of Anesthesiology


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Institution: A.C. Camargo Cancer Center

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Commitment Name: Implementation of Rapid Response Teams at Surgical Ward – Cardiac Arrest

Projected Lives Saved: 167

Commitment Summary: Our main goal is to improve outcomes in three situations: cardiac arrest, difficult airway and massive bleeding.

Commitment Owner: Aline Chibana, MD, Quality and Risk Manager - Department of Anesthesiology


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Institution: Advanced Resuscitation Training

Location: Fallbrook, CA

Commitment Name: The Advanced Resuscitation Training (ART) program has been featured at the Patient Safety Movement conference in the past and is the foundation for APSS 11.

Projected Lives Saved: 695

Commitment Summary: Various hospitals are adopting the ART program, which targets a reduction in preventable deaths. As various hospitals adopt the ART [...]

Commitment Owner: Daniel Davis, MD


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Institution: Aga Knan University Medical Center

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Commitment Name: Reduction in Anesthetic Medication Errors

Projected Lives Saved:

Commitment Summary: Department of Anesthesiology at our university hospital has a critical incident reporting mechanism in place since 1996. Empty forms are [...]

Commitment Owner: Shemila Abbasi, Assistant Professor


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Institution: Alameda Health System

Location: Oakland, CA

Commitment Name: Reduce the Rate of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers

Projected Lives Saved: Last year the UCLA School of Nursing in California conducted a retrospective analysis of 51,842 randomly selected Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized [...]

Commitment Summary: Alameda Health System’s (AHS) commitment seeks to address the harm caused to patients when they develop pressure ulcers in our [...]

Commitment Owner: Kerin Bashaw, Vice President, Quality


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Institution: Apollo Hospitals

Location: New Delhi, India

Commitment Name: To Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance

Projected Lives Saved:

Commitment Summary: Hand hygiene is the most important element of infection control activities. Enough scientific evidence supports that if properly implemented, hand [...]

Commitment Owner: Ms Pritindira Sachdeva, Lead- Apollo Quality Program and Special Initiatives


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Institution: Baylor Scott & White Health Care System

Location: Dallas, TX

Commitment Name: Journey to No Preventable Deaths, No Preventable Injuries and No Preventable Risk.

Projected Lives Saved: Our goal is similar to the Patient Safety Movement “Zero Preventable Deaths by 2020.” We also have a goal of [...]

Commitment Summary: The patient safety vision at Baylor Scott & White Health Care System has 3 components: (1) achieving no preventable deaths, [...]

Commitment Owner: Don Kennerly MD, PhD, Chief Patient Safety Officer


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Institution: Baylor Scott and White Health

Location: Dallas, Texas

Commitment Name: High Risk Surgery Initiative

Projected Lives Saved: Projected Lives Saved: 20 annually when fully implemented in 2018.

Commitment Summary: Over a decade ago, the manuscript published in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Hospital volume and surgical mortality in [...]

Commitment Owner: Jan Compton, Chief Patient Safety Officer


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