Coverys Announces $10,000 Grant to Magruder Hospital

Grant to Improve Patient Safety Through the “Just Culture” Program

Boston, MA - September 24, 2015 - Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance and related services, announced a $10,000 grant by the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton, Ohio. The grant will help the hospital implement the “Just Culture” initiative, a program that encourages accountability and better communication between staff and patients.

Magruder Hospital, located in Port Clinton, Ohio, is a nonprofit critical access hospital. Magruder’s personal commitment to “service excellence” has made it one of the leading hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, quality and outcomes. The funding from Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation will support the third installment of the “Just Culture” program.

“The Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation supports initiatives that enhance patient care and is pleased to provide a grant to Magruder Hospital’s ‘Just Culture’ program,” said Gregg L. Hanson, CEO and president of Coverys. “The program emphasizes Magruder’s passion for their patients and the efforts they are pursuing to focus on the patient experience.”

“At Magruder Hospital, we are committed to making patient safety and care our highest priority,” said Linda Oman, Director Performance Improvement/Risk Management of Magruder Hospital. “With Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation’s support of the ‘Just Culture’ project, we are now able to take our commitment to safety to the next phase.”

The Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation was established by Coverys to support charitable endeavors focused on healthcare providers and facilities working to improve patient safety, as well as innovative projects committed to enriching the healthcare community. The development of the Foundation exemplifies Coverys’ dedication to being an affirmative and active corporate citizen in the healthcare community and the communities in which it operates.
 

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Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country, Coverys is responsible for insuring over 32,000 physicians, dentists, and allied health care providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast. Coverys has consistently been included in the Ward’s Top 50 for the past six years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity. For more information, visit Coverys at www.coverys.com.