October 2003 Bulletin
AAOS looking for the best Patient Safety Tip
Academy members, residents, orthopaedic administrators,
orthopaedic nurses, allied health care workers and others associated
with the orthopaedic industry are invited to submit their original
patient safety tips to the AAOS. Tips may be for doctors, nurses,
health care staff and/or patients and their families. They may relate
to the hospital, physician’s office or home health care setting.
The Academy will recognize the Best Tip of 2003, as well as 10
other outstanding tips, during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2004
Annual Meeting. Entries will be evaluated by the Patient Safety
Committee. Tips can be submitted online, or the entry form can
be downloaded and faxed to the AAOS at 847-823-7286. Tips must
be received by Feb. 13, 2004 to be eligible.