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ENGAGING HOSPITALISTS IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES FOR PRESSURE INJURY PREVENTION TO AVOID PATIENT HARM AND COSTLY PENALTIES

Background: Pressure injuries are tissue damage caused by pressure and shear. Susceptible patients are the elderly, acute, critically ill and malnourished. Pressure injuries severely deplete hospital performance measures in the U.S. Currently, over 2.5 million [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on ENGAGING HOSPITALISTS IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES FOR PRESSURE INJURY PREVENTION TO AVOID PATIENT HARM AND COSTLY PENALTIES

REAL-WORLD EFFECTIVENESS OF SACRAL DRESSINGS TO PREVENT HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE INJURIES IN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS: AN OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY

Background: Reduced payments from Medicare related to high rates of hospital-acquired pressure injuries has prompted hospitals to invest in new technologies and strategies to improve wound care and prevention. While many hospitals have increased the [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:07:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on REAL-WORLD EFFECTIVENESS OF SACRAL DRESSINGS TO PREVENT HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE INJURIES IN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS: AN OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY

THE REAL-WORLD EFFECTIVENESS OF SACRAL DRESSINGS TO PREVENT HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE INJURIES IN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS: AN OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY

Background: Reduced payments from Medicare related to high rates of hospital-acquired pressure injuries has prompted hospitals to invest in new technologies and strategies to improve wound care and prevention. While many hospitals have increased the [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:07:22+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on THE REAL-WORLD EFFECTIVENESS OF SACRAL DRESSINGS TO PREVENT HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE INJURIES IN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS: AN OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY