Quality and Safety

Elevating Patient Safety: Our Commitment to Excellence

Patient safety is not just a priority—it's a core value that defines who we are and what we stand for at Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital. As we strive for excellence in every aspect of our care, ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients remains at the forefront of our mission.

Every member of our team plays a critical role in upholding our commitment to patient safety. From our dedicated healthcare providers on the front lines to our support staff behind the scenes, each of you contributes to creating a culture of safety that permeates every corner of our organization.

We recognize that patient safety is a multifaceted endeavor that requires constant vigilance, collaboration, and innovation. That's why we invest in ongoing education and training to equip our team with the knowledge and skills needed to identify risks, prevent errors, and respond effectively to unexpected challenges.

Our approach to patient safety is comprehensive and proactive. We employ evidence-based practices, rigorous quality assurance measures, and technology to minimize the likelihood of adverse events and maximize the quality of care we deliver.

But we also recognize that true patient safety extends beyond clinical protocols and procedures. It's about fostering open communication, promoting transparency, and empowering our patients to be active partners in their own safety.

We encourage all members of our team to speak up if they see something that could compromise patient safety, because we understand that every voice matters and every insight can make a difference. By working together, we can identify potential risks early, address them promptly, and continuously improve our practices to enhance patient safety.

As we reflect on our commitment to patient safety, let us recommit ourselves to the highest standards of excellence in everything we do. Together, we can ensure that every patient who walks through our doors receives the safe, high-quality care they deserve.

Thank you for your unwavering dedication to putting patients first and for your tireless efforts to make Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital a beacon of safety and excellence in healthcare.

Paul J. Connor
CAO, Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital