Quality and Safety

Friday, March 16, 2018

Guthrie will transition to standardized, plain language emergency codes throughout our hospitals and facilities on July 1, 2018. This change is being made at the recommendation of the Guthrie Emergency Preparedness Committee. The use of standardized codes will increase transparency, simplify staff education and retention using simple and practical messaging and promote the safety of patients, staff and visitors. 

Friday, February 2, 2018

Guthrie has launched a new mandatory training on Workplace Harassment. This training has been assigned to every employee in Guthrie Learn to ensure we have a shared understanding of acceptable and unacceptable behaviors. The training must be completed no later than March 12, 2018. Any employee failing to complete the training may be unscheduled for work after March 12. 

Friday, February 2, 2018

The Courtesy Services department offers many options to patients and visitors on the Guthrie Sayre Campus. Please do your part to inform patients of these services to ensure they have the best experience possible. These options include:

Friday, January 26, 2018

Guthrie will host an Opioid Take Back Day on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Clinic Pharmacy on the Sayre Campus. On this day, employees and community members are encouraged to clean out unneeded medications from their medicine cabinets and drop them in the MedSafe bin at the pharmacy to be disposed of properly.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

While it’s tempting during the cold weather to park as close to our work locations as possible, please remember that parking on the Sayre campus is prohibited for employees. This is especially important as winter weather results in the loss of several parking spaces due to snow removal. It is vital that our patients and visitors are provided with safe parking as close to their destination as possible. Your cooperation is appreciated.   

Friday, January 12, 2018

Guthrie will host a smoking cessation class for members of the community who are ready to quit smoking. The program provides six sessions of cognitive-behavioral therapy to help participants through their first month of quitting, provide support and offer strategies to help people quit and stay that way.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Guthrie has launched a new mandatory training on Workplace Harassment. This training has been assigned to every employee in Guthrie Learn to ensure we have a shared understanding of acceptable and unacceptable behaviors. The training must be completed no later than March 12, 2018. Any employee failing to complete the training may be unscheduled for work after March 12. 

Friday, December 22, 2017

Staff at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital participated in a Live Code Pink exercise on Monday morning. The overall Code Pink drill was a complete success thanks to the quick response from staff. Staff participation throughout the hospital and clinic was excellent. The objective of the exercise was to evaluate staff response, heighten awareness and educate. 

The key tips from the exercise were:

Friday, November 17, 2017

It is not permissible for staff to park in designated patient parking areas on the Guthrie Sayre campus during the designated hours. This is to ensure that our patients and their families are able to find parking when they come in for appointments or to visit. 

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