Coverys Announces $10,000 Grant to Salem Regional Medical Center

Grant to Fund Program to Help Prevent Patient Falls

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 Salem Regional Medical Center in Salem, Ohio. The grant will be used to implement “The No-Fall Zone,” a project aimed at finding and executing the best practices for fall prevention.

Since 1907, the Salem Regional Medical Center has been expanding and improving in order to fulfill their mission statement: “To serve. To care. To heal.” They aim to be the healthcare provider of choice for their patients, physicians, staff and communities. Funding will support “The No-Fall Zone” project by providing access to the tools needed to ensure a successful outcome.

Gregg L. Hanson, CEO and president of Coverys, said, “Salem Regional Medical Center has a long history of quality patient care. With this grant, the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation will assist the medical center in their goals of enhanced patient safety and quality healthcare.”

“Providing safe, high-quality care is our top priority. We are pleased to receive this grant, which will enhance our current efforts with the No-Fall Zone project, one of many initiatives we have implemented to advance patient safety and provide an outstanding experience for our patients,” said Anita Hackstedde, M.D., President and CEO of Salem Regional Medical Center.

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.