Southborough, MA, August 24, 2021 —SafeDose, a pioneer in the safe, simple, and standardized delivery of pediatric medication in acute care settings, today announced the promotion of Jacci Patterson to Chief Operating Officer. Patterson, currently Vice President of Clinical Content, has been with SafeDose since 2013. In her new position, Patterson will oversee all day-to-day operations of the company as well as expand her customer contact duties.
“Jacci has been an outstanding contributor to SafeDose for many years and there is no one more qualified and better suited to take on this responsibility,” said John Gobron, CEO of SafeDose, Inc. “The company continues to grow significantly, and we are at the point where dedicated operational leadership is the best way to serve our customers. Jacci is the perfect choice to fill that role. This move helps improve the focus and capabilities of our leadership team, and the entire company, in our mission of protecting as many pediatric patients as possible from the dangers of weight-based dosing errors.”
The SafeDose suite of reference tools provides clinicians with the peace of mind that pediatric medications are being delivered safely. SafeDose simplifies medication administration by eliminating weight-based and other manual calculations and providing the proper dose, dilution, delivery time, and dangers of every drug. SafeDose provides a double check to ensure the right drug is properly delivered to every patient, every time. SafeDose is currently in use at more than 400 hospitals in the US and its mobile application has more than 250,000 downloads worldwide.
“I’m excited to take on the additional responsibilities of COO,” said Patterson. “My focus will be reaching out to customers for their feedback and ensure that our solution continues to meet their needs. Our goal is to provide safe medication dosing for all patients, and I will be working every day to make sure that as an organization, we are completely focused on meeting that goal.”
Patterson has over 20 years in the healthcare field with positions at Synteract, Quintiles (now IQVIA), WakeMed, UNC Healthcare, US Oncology, and Duke University Health System. She earned a BSN from the University of Michigan, and an MSN – Administration at the University of South Carolina.
About SafeDose, Inc
SafeDose, Inc. is dedicated to developing a simple, safe, and effective international standard for acute drug administration. SafeDose® is used by thousands of clinicians daily furthering the company’s mission to provide needed critical information to those administering acute care to help them improve treatment, save lives, and simplify their jobs. To learn more about joining the SafeDose medication safety movement, please visit the company website at www.safedoseinc.com.