Janet-Creely-and-Dorothy-CountsAfternearly two decades of dedicated service at PAH, Dorothy A. Counts, RN, MA, CPHQ, and Janet E. Creely, RN, CPHQ, CCM, are retiring from their positionsof Clinical Director of Quality and Patient Safety, and Director of PatientSafety, effective June 7.

Colleaguescan join in celebrating the careers of Dorothy and Janet in the McClellandConference room on May 29, from 1 pm to 4 pm.

PennsylvaniaHospital’s dynamic duo of patient safety and performance improvement, Dorothyand Janet both came to PAH from Presbyterian Medical Center 19 years ago.Together, they developed first rate organization-wide programs for quality,patient safety, performance improvement, regulatory readiness, and clinicalresource management. Their diligence and dedication helped to enhance patientsafety, improve quality and decrease hospital acquired infections, making aclear difference for our patients. 

Dorothyand Janet are leaving behind quite a legacy. Together they spearheaded ahospital-wide regulatory readiness program and helped PAH to achieve foursuccessful tri-annual TJC Surveys and multiple biannual PA Department of Healthlicensure surveys.

“Personally,I am grateful to have had the opportunity to learn from Janet and Dorothy,”said Daniel Feinberg, MD, chiefmedical officer at PAH. “As I have told many people at PAH, they taught me mostof what I know about quality and patient safety. Their professionalism isconsummate and I will truly miss working with them.”

Bestwishes of health and happiness to Dorothy and Janet as they embark on thisexciting new chapter of their lives.


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