Greek Infection Prevention Program, GRIPP-SNF, wins 'Gold' at the Patient Partnerships Awards 2022
The Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research - CLEO (https://www.cleoresearch.org) was given the Gold award in the category for Patient Safety for the National Program for the Prevention and Control of Hospital Acquired Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, "Greek Infection Prevention Program, GRIPP-SNF", at the Patient Partnerships Awards 2022 (https://www.patientawards.gr/) organized by Health Daily of BOUSSIAS Communications.
The award comes as a reward for the many months of efforts of all organizations involved in GRIPP-SNF, namely the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Health S.A. (AQAHS.A.), the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), the Greek Ministry of Health (MoH), the National Public Health Organization (NPHO), and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), together with the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO), highlighting the importance of collaboration when it comes to patient safety and protecting patients from hospital-acquired infections.
Congratulations are due to all members of the CLEO team who actively participate in the planning and implementation of the "GRIPP-SNF" program, which is implemented in 10 major hospitals of the country. Also, special mention goes to the Infection Prevention Nurses at the hospitals participating in the program, who every day make efforts to protect their patients and improve the quality of the health services provided.
Finally, a big "thank you" goes to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), which is exclusively funding this project, within the SNF "Health Initiative" Program (https://www.snfhi.org/).