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Blog posts tagged with hospital-acquired infections

  • Reducing C. diff cases and improving anti-microbial stewardship

    Salman Naqvi MD MPH
    January 05, 2016

    We recently worked with a hospital in Newport Beach, California, U.S.A. to maximize Allscripts Sunrise capabilities for better outcomes. We formed an Outcomes Board with leaders from both entities representing clinical, financial and operational disciplines. The Outcomes Board sets goals, identifies anticipated returns on investment and develops metrics for performance improvements. Read more…

  • Allscripts Sunrise workflow can help eliminate common hospital-acquired infections

    Salman Naqvi
    May 20, 2015

    Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI)* is one of the most deadly hospital-acquired infections in the U.S. with a mortality rate of 12% – 25%. CLABSI can add up to 20 days to a patient’s hospital stay and carry additional healthcare costs estimated at $16,550 per case. Proven prevention techniques can reduce CLABSI incidence by 65% – 70%. Health First (Rockledge, Florida, U.S.A.) and Blessing Hospital (Quincy, Illinois, U.S.A.) shared in a recent client webinar how they are using Read more…

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