MHA Issues HEN Report

May 13, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The Missouri Hospital Association has published an Annual Report on its work with 97 hospitals participating in the Missouri Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), a component of the American Hospital Association HEN. The Center is pleased to have been a key collaborator with MHA in this work in 2012 and 2013 to improve patient safety and quality of care by leading CLABSI, CAUTI, SSI, VAP and fall reduction activities in addition to safety culture assessment and training. We are excited for this work that is continuing through 2014.


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