Source: BMJ Quality & Safety 24/1 pp.38-47
Date of publication: January 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This article looks at how hospital adherence to quality improvement (QI) methods and hospital engagement with a large-scale QI campaign could facilitate the adoption of an enhanced prevention bundle designed to reduce surgical site infection (SSI) rates after orthopaedic surgery. Project JOINTS (Joining Organizations IN Tackling SSIs) is a QI campaign run by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The campaign encouraged hospitals to implement an enhanced SSI prevention bundle. Adherence to the QI methods and hospital engagement were positively associated with complete bundle adoption.
Length of Publication: 1 web page
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