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Auburn University and Baptist Health collaborate to increase patient safety

AUBURN – Auburn University and Baptist Health in Montgomery are joining forces to improve the quality of health care and reduce the likelihood of medical errors through a unique approach that applies the airline industry’s advanced communication methods to the medical field.

The collaboration will be marked with a ceremony at which an official agreement will be signed on June 3 at 9:30 a.m. at Baptist Health’s Institute for Patient Safety and Medical Simulation. Auburn University President Jay Gogue, Provost Mary Ellen Mazey and Assistant Vice President for University Outreach Royrickers Cook will join Baptist Health Chief Operating Officer Robin Barca and Institute Director Judi Miller at the ceremony.

“Auburn University is honored to be working with Baptist Health in this new endeavor to improve health care communication and safety, not just at Baptist Health but throughout the entire health care industry,” Gogue said.

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