1313 E 32nd StreetSilver City, New Mexico 88061
Phone: (575) 538-4000Fax (575) 538-9714
Gila Regional Medical Center is committed to fostering a culture of safety - for patients, employees and visitors.
We work in a variety of ways to improve safety for our patients and employees in all our facilities, so we can deliver safe, high-quality patient care, and retain excellent staff.
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Gila Regional is committed to getting the right medication to the right patient. To ensure we take the correct action with the correct patient, we will ask you to tell us your name and birth date prior to tests and procedures. Similarly with medication dispensing the GRMC pharmacy utilizes the latest technology. Bar codes on your wrist band and your medication interface with the Pyxis 3500 Medstations. Pharmacists, physicians and nursing caregivers maintain active contact with the help of computerized medicine cabinets.
Measurement tools that we use when we look at patient safety are the National Patient Safety Goals, a Safety Culture Score. In 2002, The Joint Commission announced the first National Patient Safety Goals. These goals are revised annually and focus on practices that help to ensure quality safe care for our patients. Each goal specifies one or more specific evidence-based practices that have been shown to decrease errors and to create a safer environment for our patients.
Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the
A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:
-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby
-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed
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