Reducing Surgical Site Infections
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Dr. Claude LaFlamme, Safer Healthcare Now! SSI Intervention Faculty Lead
Virginia Flintoft, MSc BN, Safer Healthcare Now! Manager, Central Measurement Team
Carla Williams, Patient Safety Improvement Lead, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Hélène Riverin, French Language Support, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Further to the launch of the revised SSI Getting Started Kit and improved measures, to introduce a new audit tool; Data Collection Form (DCF) and complementary data base which allows teams to collect patient level data on specific SSI prevention related process and outcome measures.
To demonstrate how this data can be easily submitted and analyzed through the Patient Safety Metrics system and used to accelerate your quality improvement initiatives