I AM Patient Safety 2020 Winners

​​​The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is proud to recognize the winners of the I AM Patient Safety 2020 Achievement Awards. We are grateful for their inspiring and life-changing accomplishments in patient safety in the last year.




Judges selected nine individuals and teams from 156 nominations, submitted by 79 healthcare facilities throughout Pennsylvania, for their individual and/or team commitment to improving patient safety.

  • Evident commitment to patient safety
  • Focus on training and education
  • Indicative of strong patient safety culture in the facility
  • Initiative taken by individual/group

The PSA thanks everyone who submitted a nomination. If you know an individual or group who should be recognized for their patient safety efforts, please nominate them for the 2021 I AM Patient Safety contest during the next nomination period.

Below, we will share the stories of the 2020 I AM Patient Safety winners each week, beginning in April.

Winner: Executive Director’s Choice Award  
Executive Director’s Choice Award
 Winner: Ambulatory Care/Surgery Award  
Ambulatory Care/Surgery Award

Winner: Focus on the Patient Award  
Focus on the Patient Award
Winner: Improving Diagnosis Award  
Improving Diagnosis Award
Winner: Individual Impact Award  
Individual Impact Award
Winner: Innovation Award  
Innovation Award
Winner: Safety Story (Near Miss or Close Call) Award  
Safety Story Award
Winner: Long-Term Care Award  
Long-Term Care Award
Winner: Transparency and Safety Award  
Transparency and Safety Award