The Center and On the CUSP: Stop BSI Project participating hospitals are recognized for reducing healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) and improving the safety culture!
Work in the Missouri and Kansas city metropolitan area has saved lives and healthcare costs by reducing central line associated blood stream infections by 69% and reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 30% – both efforts are exceeding national goals.
The Center, on behalf of participating hospitals, recently accepted recognition of this work from national leaders in HAI prevention, the Johns Hopkin’s Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. View the press release
Trigger tools help healthcare providers identify possible safety events and concerns by looking at conditions that often accompany those safety events. For example, by examining the administration of res
McKnight’s Senior Living magazine shared some counter-intuitive but important research recently. The article is available here. The researchers found that individuals had more adverse events from medic
Focusing on Both Deaths and Harm from Medical Errors In his latest post to the “Line of Sight” blog, IHI President and CEO, Derek Feeley, reflects on the controversy and criticism surrounding a recent
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