Practical Approach to Achieving Safety Across the Continuum



The American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) recently announced the positive results of the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN 2.0) project. Just days after, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced HRET as one of 16 recipients of the Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network contract.

Hospital Patient Safety Efforts Over Past Year Have Improved Care for More Than 34,000 Patients and Saved Nearly $300 Million

Hospitals continue to make great progress in their journey to improve patient care, according to new results released by the American Hospital Association (AHA)/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET). Over the past year, the project, part of a national performance improvement project sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), helped hospitals reduce early elective deliveries, blood clots and infections, preventing more than 34,000 incidents with an associated cost savings of nearly $300 million.

Explore the valuable tools, HRET reductions in harm results and the importance of senior leadership in advancing patient safety.

This session was recorded live at our 2017 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: A Multifaceted Approach to Health Care Quality and Patient Safety.

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.


ACCREDITATION & CREDIT
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour(s) through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94. CE Broker # 20-582965.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.


Valid Dates: July 26, 2017 through March 15, 2020.
Original Release Date: May 19, 2017

Diplomate Members $29.00
Professional Members $34.00
Non Members $42.00


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