2022 Stronger - P143 - New Partnerships and Data Standardization Reduce PSI - On Demand

Since 2019, NorthShore University HealthSystem has acquired more than 700 inpatient beds through partnerships with Swedish Hospital and Northwest Community Hospital. The addition of comparative data to our enterprise data warehouse and analytics culture has allowed us to standardize scorecard measures and further scale our analytic capabilities into the hands of decision-makers and action-takers across our hospital system. Reviewing our patient safety indicators (PSI) in a multidisciplinary, standardized format and utilizing a national comparative database as our systemwide reporting tool has allowed us to benchmark competitive targets and significantly reduce our PSI 90 composite rate.

Target Audience

  • Healthcare Quality Professionals
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

Discuss implementation strategies of a multidisciplinary team approach to PSI review.

Explain documentation standards to decrease present-on-admission injuries that contribute to false PSI.

Outline distributed reports to standardize and release measures when merging new organizations’ data and reporting structures.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 0.50 General CE – Attendance
  • 0.50 New Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
Course opens: 
09/14/2022
Course expires: 
09/21/2023

Faculty

Erin Duval, RN, BSN, MBA, Director, Quality and Care Transformation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL

Elizabeth Thorn, PT, DPT, MHA, Senior Manager, Quality and Care Transformation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL

Margaret Gurley, RN, BSN, MHA, Manager, Quality and Care Transformation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL

Disclosure

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Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
 
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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
 

Credit Types

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

This activity was planned by, and for, the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

 

Nurses (CNE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contacts hours.

Physicians (CME)

Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Healthcare Quality Professionals (CPHQ)

This activity is approved by NAHQ® for 0.50 CPHQ CE credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)

Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 0.50 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.

Many state licensing boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

 

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 0.50 General CE – Attendance
  • 0.50 New Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
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