• Infographic: Progress in Patient Safety
    A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows an estimated 50,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and approximately $12 billion in healthcare costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013. ...More
    4 days ago Posted in Infographic
  • Risk Management
    A Q&A session with Linda R Green, RN, MPS, CIC and Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in Videos
  • Patient Safety
    A Q&A session with Linda R Green, RN, MPS, CIC and Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in Videos
  • Report: Public Reporting & Patient Safety Ratings
    This report summarizes the latest Hospital Safety Scores, released by The Leapfrog Group, which are the updated patient safety ratings for more than 2,500 general hospitals in the U.S. It reviews grades given to hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in Reports
  • Infographic: Quality Improvement
    Public reporting programs are a strategy of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve outcomes for hospitalized patients. Another goal of publicly reporting quality measures is to encourage improvement efforts. Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc, of the ...More
    November 18, 2014 Posted in Infographic
  • Report: Improving Quality in Hospital Departments to Improve Outcomes
    The history of the quality improvement movement in healthcare dates back to the 19th century. The origins of the quality improvement movement can be traced back to individuals such as Ignaz Semmelweis, Florence Nightingale and Ernest Codman. Their work led to the creation ...More
    October 31, 2014 Posted in Reports
  • Making the Business Case for Infection Prevention
    Presented by: Linda R Greene, RN, MPS, CIC Manager Infection Prevention Highland Hospital ...More
    October 24, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • Organizational Quality Improvements & Patient Outcomes
    Presented by: Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC Director of Infection Prevention University of Rochester Medical Center ...More
    October 24, 2014 Posted in Videos
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