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Date:1/15/2010

lity of Care and Patient Safety in the ICU, which addresses care in hospital intensive care units. The initial collaborative, completed in 2006, achieved a 73 percent reduction in central-line bloodstream infections among ICU patients and a 55 percent reduction in ventilator-associated pneumonia. Based on average mortality rates, those two improvements prevented  a potential 216 patient deaths. The success of the first collaborative led to an encore offering, launched in 2008.
  • The Collaborative to Reduce the Incidence of Pressure Ulcers, which worked with hospitals, nursing homes and home care providers to focus on pressure ulcers, commonly called bed sores. The collaborative achieved a 70 percent reduction in the incidence of pressure ulcers over two years.
  • The Rapid Response Team Collaborative, which helped hospitals design and implement rapid response teams to answer immediately when a patient fell into life-threatening distress. The effort achieved an 11 percent decline in inpatient mortality rates and also improved response times.

  • Other efforts from the Institute have addressed drug-resistant infections, cardiac care, healthcare disparities, perinatal care and patient falls. To learn more about the NJHA Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, log on to www.njha.com/qualityinstitute/index.aspx. For more on AHRQ's patient safety organizations, visit www.pso.ahrq.gov.

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