Development of a standardized process improvement protocol to address elevated health care-associated infection rates on an incented quality scorecard

Jeanne A. Yegge, Kathleen A. Gase, Diane Hopkins-Broyles, Carole L. Leone, Ellen W. Trovillion, Hilary M. Babcock

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Abstract

This practice forum report details a standardized improvement process that was created both to improve patient outcomes related to various hospital-acquired infections and to address leadership concerns related to incented qua BJC Learning Institutear retrospective review identified common issues to guide future interventions and confirmed that this methodology reduced the rate of recurrent infections across the health care system. Process tool samples are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-189
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

Keywords

  • Accountability
  • Dashboard
  • Infection prevention
  • Intervention
  • Measures
  • Metrics

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