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Dr. Steve Mulder receives the Patient Safety Leadership Award

Dr Steve Mulder

Dr. Steve Mulder

Hutchinson Health President and CEO, Steve Mulder, MD, received the Patient Safety Leadership Award from the Minnesota Hospital Association for leading the charge to improve patient safety both within our hospital and on a statewide level.

Dr. Mulder is the immediate past chair of MHA’s Patient Safety Committee where he led several statewide patient safety initiatives, including adverse event calls to action, safe site surgery work, and standardizing overhead emergency pages. He was also an early adopter of the just culture model. During his time as board chair, the Partnership for Patients initiative was launched to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and re-admissions. Dr. Mulder also serves on MHA’s Physician Leadership Council and the Registry Advisory Council.