The MOCPS has been invited to lead a six-month course on the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) to over 70 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) located throughout 7 states.
CMS has released a new online tool to empower consumers to make informed choices about their health care. The Quality Care Finder links consumers with all of Medicareâ€™s compare tools in one convenient location (www.Medicare.gov/QualityCareFinder). Also released is a revised Hospital Compare website with additional data related to outpatient surgical infections and heart attack care
Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections" updates a 2007 AHRQ report, recognizing the "volume and range of activity" in reducing HAIs.
HHS announced its new $1 billion Patient Safety Initiative to reduce preventable injuries that occur in hospitals funded by resources from the 2008 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The HHS has released â€œPartnering to Heal: Teaming Up Against Healthcare-Associated Infectionsâ€, an on-line tool for clinicians and family caregivers
Department of Health and Human Services Outstanding Leadership Award for St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan