AAMI & Becton Dickinson's Patient Safety Award
2022 Award Winners
Scott R. Kopp, PMP, MSE, BSE
Scott is a biomedical engineer at the Office of Healthcare Technology Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
Nick Muhlenbruch, MS
Nick is a biomedical engineer at the Office of Healthcare Technology Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
This award recognizes outstanding achievements by healthcare professionals who have made a significant advancement toward the improvement of patient safety.
Candidates must demonstrate:
- Dedication to improving the quality of healthcare and patient safety.
- Current and direct involvement with a specific safety initiative to improve the safety of clinical technology or its use in healthcare.
- A commitment to patient safety by writing articles, participating in committees, and/or speaking at educational events on patient safety-related topics involving technology.
Candidates should demonstrate:
- Examples of their projects that were implemented to improve clinician technology challenges, thus supporting overall improvement in patient care.
- Leadership in advancing the quality of healthcare and patient safety in their own organizations.
- Involvement in supporting improvements to patient safety by participating in national, state, or local patient safety organizations or programs. (e.g., speaker, author, dissemination of best practices).
- Special recognition by their employer for contributions to patient safety.
Nominators may submit evidence of activities relevant to this award and to the candidate's achievements. This award includes a plaque and a $1,500 check to be presented at the AAMI Exchange.
The deadline for 2022 submissions has passed. For more information, contact email@example.com.