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MSC and Cape Regional Medical Center Partner to Improve Cost, Quality and Outcomes
Date:7/23/2014

DENVER, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having the right people at the table for significant business decision making is vital to accelerating business growth and achieving clinical and operational goals. The 22nd Annual American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership Summit, July 20-22, 2014, in San Diego, featured a prestigious panel of hospital executives and healthcare experts discussing how partnerships have positively impacted their objectives.

Joanne Carrocino, President & Chief Executive Officer of Cape Regional Medical Center located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, was among the panelists. Ms. Carrocino shared insight drawn from a multi-year partnership that Cape Regional, a clinical affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, has enjoyed with MSC, a healthcare performance improvement company that advances clinical quality and patient safety to reduce mortality and control costs.  

"MSC has earned a seat at the table as a true partner in Cape Regional Medical Center's sepsis quality improvement program," says Carrocino. "By delivering actionable data, expert clinical staff and advanced educational technology, MSC's Sepsis Quality Solution has enabled us to exceed our "CQO" (Cost, Quality, Outcomes) goals."

Ms. Carrocino spoke to Cape Regional Medical Center's sepsis CQO results achieved through partnership with MSC including:

  • 31% Cost reduction
  • 200% Improvement in compliance to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) Guidelines
  • 15% Mortality reduction
  • 37% Improvement in healthcare provider competency in applying the SSC guidelines to practice

MSC's Advanced Clinical Quality Solutions, available to hospitals and health systems across the U.S., enable multi-disciplinary healthcare team performance improvement to standardize care delivery, improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs.

About Cape Regional Medical Center
Cape Regional Medical Center, located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, is a member of the Penn Cancer Network and an affiliate of Penn Medicine for Cancer Care, Cardiac Care and Vascular Care.  Cape Regional Medical Center is accredited by and received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. For additional information on the Medical Center and its programs, please visit www.CapeRegional.com or contact Susan Staeger, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator at 609-463-2059.

About MSC
MSC is a healthcare performance improvement company, advancing clinical quality and patient safety to help solve hospitals' most costly and complex problems, like sepsis. MSC's Sepsis Quality Solution integrates immersive technology, clinical expertise, analytics and practice improvement to advance hospital and healthcare system sepsis performance for reduced mortality, reduced acuity, and reduced healthcare cost. MSC's Simulation Solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. For more information, please visit www.medsimulation.com or call 888/889-5882.


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