Houston Methodist exists to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care provided in a safe environment for our patients and staff. Our nurses work in a safe work environment consistent with national and regional standards. Security measures are in place to decrease stress, illness, injury and accidents. Nurses participate in evaluating new products selection to maximize employee and patient safety. Work environments and safety concerns are investigated and action plans completed. Houston Methodist maintains a written Environment of Care Plan describing the highest level of protection to patients, staff and visitors.