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Are You Preventing Surgical-Site Infections? No Outcome, No Income
National Quality Forum Safe Practice 21

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 Session Overview
This program is a webinar presentation designed to help you and your hospital team understand and implement NQF-EndorsedTM Safe Practice 21, Surgical Site Infection Prevention. Renowned educators in the field will guide you in a special informational session about the importance and implementation of this Safe Practice.

  1. Describe the impact of surgical care complications as it relates to postoperative infections for the nation's healthcare patient population.
  2. Prepare for pay-for-performance requirements.
  3. Discuss tips for meeting core measure compliance for patients undergoing select surgical procedures.
  4. Hear how high-performing organizations have successfully sustained surgical care complication prevention programs.
Click here to register for our Web Seminar Series.

 When:   February 25, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
We are accepting questions now that relate to the session topics. Please e-mail any questions related to the specific session to liz_moreno@tmit1.org with the session title in the e-mail message header.
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Charles R. Denham, MD, Chairman, Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT)
Hayley Burgess, Pharm.D., BCPP, Director, Performance Improvement, Measures, Standards, and Practices, TMIT
Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPH

Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPH: QIOSC Medical Director, Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality

Frances A. Griffin, RRT, MPA

Frances A. Griffin, RRT, MPA: Director, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Kathy Haig, RN

Kathy Haig, RN: Corporate Patient Safety Officer, OSF Healthcare System


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