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Update on Wrong-Site Surgery: Reports from Ambulatory Surgical Facilities 
Update on Wrong-Site Surgery: Reports from Ambulatory Surgical Facilities 
Sharing this information, and data collected internally, with surgical staff and surgeons may help to identify potential areas for process improvement. 

 

Evaluating the Effect of Infection Control Practices on Reduction of CAUTIs in Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Facilities 
Survey results from a national project revealed that specific tools were valuable to the majority of respondents by improving CAUTI identification, process and outcome measurement, root-cause analysis, and prevention and control measures. 
Letter to the Editor: Postpartum Hemorrhage 
Representatives of the Health Care Improvement Foundation discuss how strategies for reducing incidence of postpartum hemorrhage and other adverse events in labor and delivery units were applied in a statewide quality improvement collaboration. 
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Align information with patient's understanding 
Address important topics about preventing patient harm 
Improve CAUTI identification and prevention 
Attend to process to prevent wrong-site surgery 
Align information with patient's understanding  Address topics about preventing patient harm  Improve CAUTI identification and prevention  Attend to process to prevent wrong-site surgery 
 
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