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Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center Patient Safety

Your Safety Is Our Top Priority

When you or your family member is a patient at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center, you want to be sure you receive the best and safest care possible. Our medical center and health care professionals are committed to providing the best care for you and your family. We ask you and your families to join us in making sure that our care meets your needs. We encourage you to let us know when it does not.

Safety Steps at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center

We have many steps in place to make your health care visit safe. The following are a few of the countless steps our medical center is taking to assure you receive reliable care:

  • Your safety is central to every aspect within our medical center. It is the top priority at all levels of our organization including management, physicians and staff.
  • We have a patient safety committee in place to evaluate any safety concern brought up by staff, patients or family members. The committee reviews each safety aspect and develops steps to make our medical center a safe place to receive your care.
  • All physicians and nurses at our medical center are board licensed and participate in continuing education.
  • For medication safety, we double-check to make sure you receive the right medication, right dose, with the right method at the right time. We encourage you to speak up if you have any questions about your medication.
  • We recommend you to have a family member or friend with you during your health care visits. They can provide comfort, support, and can also help ask questions.
  • We encourage you to ask questions and takes notes.