Saint Barnabas Medical Center is pleased to announce that Conventus, Inter-Insurance Exchange donated $25,000 toward the Regional Perinatal Simulation Center. Conventus joins presenting sponsor The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation in supporting this important patient safety initiative.
"At Conventus our number one priority is protecting our physician-members and helping them promote patient safety and quality care throughout New Jersey. This Center brings promise to the technological progress in medical training that will provide doctors with a safe environment to refine the skills they need to save lives. We are proud to be the first medical professional liability insurance company to support this cutting edge educational center, as it directly aligns with our vision of innovation," states Lyn W. Winters, President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Conventus Inter-Insurance Exchange.
The Simulation Center will provide invaluable clinical training and education for physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, and first responders (EMT's, police, and firefighters) from throughout the tri-state area. The goal is to elevate patient care, improve clinical performance, and enhance maternal/child health outcomes throughout the region.
"Simulation training is on the forefront of training in the 21st century. This Perinatal Simulation Training Center enhances the skills of the healthcare team while bridging the gap between the classroom learning and patient-centered learning. Conventus continues to show their commitment to these goals with their support of our center," states Richard Miller, M.D., Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.