Patient Safety

Patient Safety comes First

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is committed to ensuring patient safety. We recognize patient safety as the most important priority for the organization.

Our primary goal is to create a culture that values patient safety and integrates patient protection into every aspect of the healthcare delivery. Patient Safety is a coordinated and collaborative effort, involving multiple departments and disciplines in establishing the plans, processes and mechanisms that comprise the patient safety activities at PVHMC.

To learn ways to help improve your health and others around you, please watch the videos from The Joint Commission “Speak Up” series of informational health tip videos below.

Video: Speak Up, Take Medication Safely


When it comes to medication, taking the wrong prescription or the wrong dosage can result in dangerous and sometimes life threatening situations. Always be sure to check your medications label, and be sure to Speak Up if you have any questions.

Video: Speak Up, Prevent Errors in Your Care


Small mistakes happen everyday, but they shouldn't happen when it comes to your health. Don't be afraid to Speak Up when it comes to your treatment, medication, or medical care.

Video: Speak Up, at the Doctors Office


Don't be afraid to Speak Up at the doctors office. Remember to write down your questions and concerns before you go to the doctors office and be sure to discus anything in detail that you are not sure of or don't understand.

Video: Speak Up: Kid Power


Children shouldn't be afraid to Speak Up when it comes to their health. If you have questions be sure to ask your parents, nurse or doctor.

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