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Process Improvement Discovery Tools

Published: by American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust

Topic: Adverse Drug Event (ADE), Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI), Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE), Process Improvement, Sepsis | Resource type: Checklist/Tool

The Process Improvement Discovery Tool is meant to help hospitals provide safer patient care by completing an assessment to identify process improvement opportunities.... read more

Never Events

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Topic: Pressure Ulcers | Resource type: Report

The term "Never Event" was first introduced in 2001 by Ken Kizer, MD, former CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF), in reference to particularly shocking medical errors (such as wrong-site... read more

How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers

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Topic: Pressure Ulcers | Resource type: Guides

This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components for preventing pressure ulcers, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement. View Resource