Congratulations to Our 2021 Funds for Safety Grant Recipients

LHA Trust Funds is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Funds for Safety Grant program.

Abbeville General Hospital: Security Cameras to Improve Patient Safety & Experience

Allen Parish Community Healthcare: Fall Prevention Program & Equipment

Beauregard Health System: Bariatric Safety Equipment to Reduce Patient Falls & Injuries

Lady of the Sea General Hospital: Bladder Scanner & Use of Purewick System

Lane Regional Medical Center: Improving Patient Safety & Decreasing Elopement Risk in the ED

Natchitoches Regional Medical Center: Quantitative Blood Loss Measurement to Prevent Postpartum Hemorrhage

North Oaks Health System: Leaf Patient Monitoring System for HAPI Prevention

Reeves Memorial Medical Center: Bladder Scanner Use to Prevent CAUTIs | Ultrasound System to Reduce IV Punctures & Infections

Richardson Medical Center: Bedside Computer Project

St. Helena Parish Hospital: Cardiac Equipment Use to Limit Respiratory Exposure

Terrebonne General Health System: Neonatal Simulator to Improve Care of NICU Patients

Trinity Medical: Emergency Resuscitation Equipment to Improve Patient Outcomes

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital: Decreasing Nosocomial Pressure Wound Project

What is the Funds For Safety program?

Funds for Safety is a safety grant program sponsored by LHA Trust Funds. Each year, we award up to $300,000 in grant funding for initiatives to improve patient safety. The objective of the program is to encourage and support member efforts in the development and implementation of patient safety and quality initiatives developed in a collaborative process with a Physician Champion. Grants will be awarded for projects that are expected to improve quality, reduce patient harm and/or improve patient outcomes for members of the Louisiana Hospital Association Malpractice and General Liability Trust Fund.

Your facility must be a member of the Louisiana Hospital Association Malpractice and General Liability Trust Fund to be eligible for a grant. Facilities may submit multiple applications for grants, but can only receive a total of $25,000 for all submissions combined.

Projects must include a budget for the proposed project, and grant monies that are awarded shall be paid as they are expended or at the completion of the project. Grant funds can be used to compensate physicians participating in the project and for reimbursement of related expenses.

The Funds For Safety grant will be back in 2022.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Patient Safety Caroline Stegeman at or 225.368.3836.

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