Posts Tagged ‘hospital-aquired infections’

Infographic: How Hospital Acquired Conditions Can Impact a Hospital’s Bottom Line

June 1st, 2018 by Melanie Matthews

In 2018, an estimated 32 percent of large U.S. hospitals will occupy the lowest performing quartile for hospital acquired conditions (HACs), according to a new infographic by 3M.

The infographic examines how HACs impact a hospital’s bottom line and how to stay out of the bottom quartile.

Predictive Healthcare Analytics: Four Pillars for SuccessWith an increasing percentage of at-risk healthcare payments, the Allina Health System’s Minneapolis Heart Institute began to drill down on the reasons for clinical variations among its cardiovascular patients. The Heart Institute’s Center for Healthcare Delivery Innovation, charged with analyzing and reducing unnecessary clinical variation, has saved over $155 million by reducing this unnecessary clinical variation through its predictive analytics programs.

During Predictive Healthcare Analytics: Four Pillars for Success, a 45-minute webinar, available on-demand, Pam Rush, cardiovascular clinical service line program director at Allina Health, and Dr. Steven Bradley, cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute (MHI) and associate director, MHI Healthcare Delivery Innovation Center, shared their organization’s four pillars of predictive analytics success…addressing population health issues, reducing clinical variation, testing new processes and leveraging an enterprise data warehouse. Click here for more information.

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Infographic: 2013 Top Healthcare Quality Issues

February 8th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Hospital-aquired infections, readmission penalties and health insurance exchange accreditation are the top of mind quality issues for healthcare executives in 2013, according to a new infographic by BerylHealth.

2013 Top Healthcare Quality Issues

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Infographic: Reducing Catheter Infections

February 1st, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Central line catheters are commonplace for intensive care unit patients. Approximately 48 percent of all intensive care unit patients have catheters at some point during their hospital stay in the United States.

Central lines, like any venous catheter, disrupt the integrity of the skin, which can lead to bloodstream infections: studies show that 90 percent of catheter-related bloodstream infections occur with central lines, making proper catheter insertion and maintenance an important patient safety area to address.

In this infographic by Curos, see what your organization can do to reduce the chances of catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Catheter Infections

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