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Each year, APIC sponsors International Infection Prevention Week to highlight the importance of infection prevention in improving patient safety.

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Special Innovation Project grants will be awarded to 28 partnerships with QIN-QIOs to support and scale quality improvement projects. Projects should aim to provide Medicare beneficiaries with better care, better health, and greater value.

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Site for hospitals and other health care facilities reflects violent incident rate four times higher than other sectors

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International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 18-24, raises awareness of patient and family engagement, hand hygiene in infection prevention and patient safety

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The assessment helps public health programs understand and build capacity for sustainability over time. It consists of 40 questions and takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes for each individual to complete.

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Learn how Hennepin County Medical Center’s physician-targeted initiative lowered pressure ulcer rates to one of its lowest points in more than a decade.

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Proposed CCJR model would bundle Medicare payments to acute care hospitals for hip and knee replacement surgery in 75 metropolitan statistical areas; hospitals would be held financially accountable for meeting quality and cost targets for entire episode of care.

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Process improvement methodology led to a 40 percent reduction in patient falls at Broward Health Imperial Point after just one year.

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UHS staff discussed how DSRIP-supported improvement projects have impacted patient care and quality outcomes.

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View the recorded webcast on how California’s DSRIP waiver impacts patient care and quality outcomes at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

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View the recorded webcast on how California’s DSRIP waiver impacts patient care and quality outcomes at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

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Effort, spearheaded by Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, virtually eliminated early term deliveries with patient, physician engagement

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Preliminary testing to include random, representative sample of 50 hospital outpatient departments, 50 ambulatory surgery centers

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Hennepin County Medical Center found that better communication, workflow, and targeted quality improvement projects improved physician burnout, dissatisfaction, and retention.

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Amid troubling reports, essential hospitals work diligently to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors - and succeed

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UK Healthcare adopted a centralized approach to patient safety that promotes responsibility and commitment to continuous improvement.

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Explore a new online training course for members on collecting patient race, ethnicity, and language data to reduce disparities in care.

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Recent journal articles explore socioeconomic status, accountable care organizations, and other issues relevant to essential hospitals.

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Innovations in health care require evaluation to determine impact and success. But what is the difference between conducting an evaluation and researching a program? At Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, staff learned this distinction is important to consider.

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The national strategy is intended to slow the emergence and prevent the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and strengthen national efforts to identify and report cases of it.

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BMC's 15-step, replicable plan involves identifying clinically significant alarms and altering settings for insignificant alarms. The plan reduced noise levels and increased satisfaction.

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The first of two webinars featuring sustainability expert Lynne Maher, PhD, MBA, who will summarize a tested and proven model for assessing improvement projects.

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An examination of a recent study highlighting the challenge of providing financial incentives fairly based on outcomes and hospital characteristics.

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Congress considers Veteran Affairs, Medicare, and immigration bills as August recess nears; House holds hearing on state Medicaid funding.

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CMS awarded contracts to 14 organizations as part of the restructuring of the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program. These organizations will work with providers to increase quality of care.

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CMS announces webinar for providers on the QIO program. Topics will include an overview of program changes, update on the transition process, and discussion on provider impact.

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

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