The University of Chicago Medicine, one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions and named a 2016 Top Teaching Hospital for quality, safety and value by The Leapfrog Group, has selected Riskonnect Healthcare to power its continuing focus on patient safety.

Riskonnect helps healthcare providers improve patient and visitor safety and manage related risks and claims through innovative technology that’s flexible, scalable, intuitive, secure and connected.

“UChicago Medicine needed a comprehensive and integrated solution for patient safety and claims reporting and management, and Riskonnect Healthcare offered us a solution that puts patient safety first,” said Phyllis Turner, director of risk management & patient safety. “We’re looking forward to building a strong partnership with Riskonnect as we continue to build on our proud record of safety and quality excellence.”

“We are ecstatic to add the University of Chicago Medicine as a client,” said Riskonnect CEO, Bob Morrell. “It is exciting to see the adoption of Riskonnect’s market-leading solutions expanding in the healthcare industry.  It is a vital shift from stagnated technology to integrated systems that exceed all expectations around performance and security, as well as client service and support.”

About the University of Chicago Medicine

The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions, has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Today, it comprises the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, a section committed to scientific discovery; and the University of Chicago Medical Center, consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.