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2009 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced
Date:9/21/2009

Center used a quality improvement collaborative to focus on interventions to improve patient safety and prevent harm in intensive care units (ICU). Two of the interventions, eliminating central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) and the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP), have produced notable results in eliminating CLABSIs in Michigan ICUs. More than 1,800 lives have been saved, more than 140,700 excess hospital days avoided, and more than $271 million health care dollars saved in the five years since the interventions were first implemented.

INNOVATION IN PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

Mercy Hospital Anderson - Cincinnati, Ohio

Mercy Hospital Anderson developed and implemented an automated Modified Early Warning System (MEWS), a simple scoring system that is applied to the physiological vital signs routinely measured by nurses. MEWS provides nurses with a tool to evaluate subtle signs that predict the patient's likelihood of deterioration, to increase calls to the organization's Rapid Response Team, and to decrease the incidence of Code Blues.

INTERNATIONAL

Noreen Zafar, M.D., F.R.C.O.G. - Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Zafar's vision is to offer high quality gynecological care and empower women to become good decision makers regarding their own health and their family's health. Dr. Zafar has worked independently to promote wellness among girls and women, without government or any other support. She has overcome many social taboos in her quest and has established health awareness programs related to pre-cancer screening, teenage gynecological health, and reproductive health. Dr. Zafar has initiated nearly a dozen campaigns under the umbrella of the Women's Health Initiative such as "Say No to Osteoporosis," "Beat Menopause," "Prioritize Pink," "Folic Acid Campaign," "Women Matter," and "The Pakistan Group for Pediatric and
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