Frustrated with your hand hygiene compliance rates?

February 20, 2014    |   By: Calevir

Learn from Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles who has improved their compliance by 28%, moving from 70% to 98%.   How did they do it?   The key factor is shifting their goal from reaching 90% or a certain percentage of improvement to ZERO!   That changed the thinking of everyone involved.   Senior leader and medical staff involvement has also been paramount.   Read more

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PSO Case Law: Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105:

A recent Pennsylvania case shows how courts narrowly interpret the PSQIA, ignoring the D & A pathway and the clear language of the Final Rule. (Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105). The cour

Joint Commission New Sentinel Event Alert 61: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants:

The Center for Patient Safety wants to share this important harm-prevention advice from The Joint Commission and its Sentinel Event Alert: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Joint Commis

CPS Safety Watch/Alert – Culture Can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

Issue: A number of events reported co CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status Examples include: Patient with

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