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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

Delirium or Dementia Case Study

Published: by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Topic: Adverse Drug Event (ADE), Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Falls, Patient and Family Engagement (PFE), Readmissions, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE), Patient Education | Resource type: Case Study

Delirium case study featuring an 86 year old woman admitted with pneumonia who quickly develops delirium. The misdiagnosis of dementia lead to failure to treat the... read more