A nursing-led program designed to get clinicians to follow best practices at a New York City hospital has significantly reduced the incidence of central line-associated bloodstream infections in neonatal, pediatric, and pediatric cardiac intensive care settings.
American Society of Anesthesiologists’ initiative demonstrates measurable impact on quality and costs
March 4, 2016
Most participants in the perioperative surgical home learning collaborative reported they enhanced clinical quality, controlled costs, and/or improved patient experiences as a result of their initiatives.
3 surgical departments reduce supply costs 4% over 6-month period
January 18, 2016
The neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery departments at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco had a 4% decrease in median surgical supply costs in six months through a price transparency initiative aimed at surgeons.