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 Mercer Health in Coldwater, Ohio. The grant will be used to assist the emergency department at Mercer County Community Hospital, Mercer Health’s anchor location, for improved security and patient navigation.
The Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation’s grant will enable Mercer County Community Hospital to eliminate unnecessary access to the emergency department triage area, provide better visualization of patient and family member entering the department and install an auto access button to provide better patient navigation.
“Mercer Health’s mission is to steer their community’s health in a positive direction through quality care,” said Gregg L. Hanson, CEO and president of Coverys. “With this grant, the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation supports Mercer Health’s continued efforts in enhancing patient safety.”
“Mercer Health has served the people of Mercer County and the surrounding communities since 1950 and has never wavered in our commitment to providing quality and assessable care in a safe and nurturing environment,” said Jenny Conn, Director of Emergency Services of Mercer Health. “We are pleased to be a Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation grant recipient this year and look forward to using the funds to support safety by implementing improved patient navigation in our emergency department.”
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.
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 health care 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.