Ozarks Medical Center Shares CUSP/CAUTI Success on National Stage!

November 15, 2012    |   By: Calevir

Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri, has been recognized as a national resource for their success with the Comprehensive Unit Based Safety Program (CUSP) implementation and the Stop BSI/Stop CAUTI projects.

Mary Fine, Director of Quality at Ozarks Medical Center, was a faculty member for the national CUSP Boot Camp which took place on September 20th in Chicago.   This workshop was offered by the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET), with support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) as part of the national CUSP/Stop BSI project, and was an opportunity for high need hospitals who were not previously able to participate in On the CUSP: Stop BSI, to gain knowledge of CUSP and how to implement the program in their facility.   Mary shared with the Chicago attendees the success story of CUSP at Ozarks Medical Center, and how they have leveraged the success of their original ICU unit and throughout their 114-bed facility.

Mary is presenting their facility’s Stop CAUTI project implementation, challenges, and success at the HRET Hospital Engagement Network meetings in Indianapolis on Thursday, November 15, 2012.

Congratulations Ozarks Medical Center for being a great example of what the Show Me state is all about!


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