Archive for May 2017

Seeking Dynamic – High Energy – Leadership Oriented Risk Management Professionals

Risk Management Opportunities

The Clinical Risk Manager is responsible for the daily risk management activities, including investigating, managing and analyzing risk management data; complying with risk management standards of The Joint Commission, and other accrediting agencies. RESPONSIBILITIES • Coordinates the risk management program to meet the needs of the institution • Performs investigation of potentially reportable incidents •…

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017

Berríos-Torres, Sandra I.; Umscheid, Craig A.; JAMA Surg. Published online May 3, 2017 Abstract “Importance  The human and financial costs of treating surgical site infections (SSIs) are increasing. The number of surgical procedures performed in the United States continues to rise, and surgical patients are initially seen with increasingly complex comorbidities. It is estimated that approximately…

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Choose from one of our outstanding acute care experienced Infection Preventionists!

Featured Infection Preventionists

Choose from one of our outstanding acute care experienced Infection Preventionists for your short or long-term interim assignment. These highly experienced professionals can perform: Accreditation / Survey Readiness Coverage during a hiring period at the sole practitioner, team member or leadership levels Infection Prevention support services / custom projects Responses to statement of deficiencies to…

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The long and winding road to patient data interoperability

Data

Rachel Z. Arndt of Modern Healthcare: “Most of the time when Dr. James Tcheng gets a new patient from outside of Duke Health, he starts with a bundle of paper. After his secretary receives a patient’s records—either directly from another doctor’s office or after a request is faxed—and opens them, Tcheng goes through the information,…

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