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Sta. Ana Hospital recognized for needle injury mitigation research

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In a recent spotlight moment, Sta. Ana Hospital earned accolades at the 56th Midyear Convention of the Association of Nursing Service Administration of the Philippines, Inc. The event, held at The Manila Hotel on September 15, showcased the hospital's dedication to nursing research and innovation.

Among the numerous research entries from all corners of the country, Sta. Ana Hospital's study titled "Know Safety, No Injury: Developing Strategies to Mitigate Needle Stick Injuries Among ER Nurses in Sta. Ana Hospital" stood tall, securing the seventh position. The research's success is a testament to the hospital's commitment to improving the safety and well-being of its healthcare staff.

The research paper was authored by the esteemed Nerissa Isabel Sescon, MD FPPS, FPSQua, with co-authors John Patrick Tan, RN, Maria Teresa de Vela DNM, RN FPSQua, James Michaelle Munji PTRP, and Carl Louisse Batas. Their collaborative efforts have not only gained recognition at the convention but also highlighted the hospital's dedication to finding practical solutions to complex healthcare challenges.


This recent triumph follows the paper's earlier distinction, where it was awarded the prestigious Gold Award in the Search for the Most Outstanding Quality Improvement Studies (QIS) and secured the third place in the CQI Poster competition at the Philippine Society for Quality in Health Care Midyear Convention.

The recognition garnered by Sta. Ana Hospital reflects its commitment to advancing healthcare practices and fostering a culture of safety and excellence. Congratulations are in order for this noteworthy achievement, a testament to the hospital's unwavering dedication to quality healthcare and continuous improvement.

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