Antibiotic Stewardship in Primary Care
(Semifinalist) The project increased the overall rate of narrow-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by nearly 10 percentage points and reduced annual costs for families and payers.
Pre-Registration Team Goal
The hospital needed a plan to determine coverage prior to appointments, which inspired the development of a new process for pre-registration.
Reducing CLABSIs Through Team Empowerment
The NICU achieved a statistically significant reduction in the unit’s rate of infection utilizing a team-based approach in bundle implementation approaches and central line best practices.
Respiratory Therapy and Skin Integrity
The NICU remains below the national benchmark for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs), but data analysis indicates most respiratory related HAPUs were diagnosed at Stage II and greater.