improving safety

5 Diamond Patient Safety Program

This innovative training program assists dialysis providers in increasing awareness and building a culture of safety among patients and staff. The program consists of 14 modules on different dialysis topics To attain “5 Diamond Status,” a facility must complete the module on Patient Safety Principles, and complete four other modules within the calendar year.

www.5diamondpatientsafety.org

5 diamond patient safety

Network Contact

Debbie Ulm
Quality Improvement Advisor
816-880-9990
dulm@qsource.org

National Office

Heather Cecil
National Manager
Quality Insights Renal Network 5

Corporate Contacts

The following corporate organizations are currently participating in the 5-Diamond Patient Safety Program under national corporate initiatives. Please contact your corporate organization for more information.

Dialysis Clinics Incorporated (DCI)
National Corporate Organization
Phone:  615.327.3061
Fax:  615.329.2513
5-Diamond Network Manager: Carla Mills

Fresenius Medical Care (FMC)/Fresenius Kidney Care (FKC)
National Corporate Organization
Phone:  706.415.2738
5-Diamond Network Manager:  Allison Leibowitz or Amanda Rivenbark