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Ready and Resilient Award

Team Resiliency for Enhanced Effectiveness and Patient Safety during the National Coronavirus Pandemic

Who are champions for resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Ready and Resilient Award was created to recognize teams or individuals for their dedication during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Award Categories include:

Put People First

Stay connected, communicate early & often; people need information.Establish a communication ‘hub’ to communicate critical information.

Take Care of Yourself

Be aware of your own current state; Emotions take a toll.

Take Care of Your Team

The team needs to regain/maintain its focus – know and share the plan, determine how the virus is affecting your team.

Prioritize on the Essential

Continuously assess - What has changed since last brief? New requirements? Changes in patient status? In assignments? In staff?

Ask For and Offer Help

Actively seek/ask for task assistance from within the team or outside resources.

Do the Right Thing Right

Is the team vigilant with protocol requirements? Contingency plan? Handwashing? Isolation? Visitors? PPE? Physical space?

Dr. Cordts and the Patient Safety Program team would like to express their appreciation for your participation in the Ready and Resilient Care Award program. So many of you played a critical role in highlighting your colleagues’ creativity, innovative practices, and sacrifices during the pandemic. As of June 30, 2021, the program will officially end. If you are interested in recognizing your peers for their patient safety efforts within the MTF, please consider one of our other reward programs below:

Thanks again for your contributions!!!!

Last Updated: August 26, 2022
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