CHI Memorial Executive Receives Patient Safety Leadership Award

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Melissa Roden, vice president, quality, CHI Memorial, and Larry Schumacher, CEO, CHI Memorial and senior vice president, operations, Southeast division, Catholic Health Initiatives with Patient Safety Leadership Award from THA
Melissa Roden, vice president, quality, CHI Memorial, and Larry Schumacher, CEO, CHI Memorial and senior vice president, operations, Southeast division, Catholic Health Initiatives with Patient Safety Leadership Award from THA

CHI Memorial announces Melissa Roden, vice president, quality, CHI Memorial, received the Patient Safety Leadership Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association.  

Ms. Roden is one of 24 individuals recognized with Awards of Excellence during the THA’s 78th Annual Meeting in Nashville.  

The honorees for this award are recognized for the “extraordinary and innovative steps to make patient safety and quality a top priority in his/her organization”, according to THA.
 
“Melissa has shown outstanding leadership in preventing adverse health events and raising awareness of patient safety issues throughout CHI Memorial,” said Larry Schumacher, CEO, CHI Memorial and senior vice president, operations, Southeast division, Catholic Health Initiatives.

 “Her commitment to patient safety advocacy is a model to those who work alongside her to make patient safety and quality a top priority at CHI Memorial. Melissa is very deserving of this prestigious honor.”
Awards were presented in 14 categories recognizing contributions from hospital volunteers and frontline staff to trustees and executives.  THA serves as an advocate for hospitals, health systems and other healthcare organizations across the state.


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