Presentation on theme: "Aim: Advance the adoption of proven strategies to improve the reliability, safety and quality of care received by patients in Tennessee hospitals."— Presentation transcript:
Aim: Advance the adoption of proven strategies to improve the reliability, safety and quality of care received by patients in Tennessee hospitals
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Objectives Accelerate adoption of evidence based strategies that improve the reliability, safety and quality of care received by patients Focus on projects designed to measurably improve care and proactively position hospitals for pay for performance models Provide training for hospital leaders to advance their organizations culture of safety Provide visibility to hospitals commitment to quality and patient safety
Grant Overview THERF has been awarded a 3 year grant from the BCBS TN Health Foundation to fund the start-up of the center and two primary initiatives under the banner Safe Patients.Healthy Patients Collaboration to reduce hospital acquired infections Nursing Partnership on work environment and patient safety
Leadership Development Incorporate leadership development in existing conferences and other venues THA Summer Conference featured Jim Conway, IHI faculty for Boards on Board TN Dept. of Health TIPS annual safety summit and awards Provide assessment tools and resources to promote a culture of safety Trustee education on quality and safety
IHI 5 Million Lives Campaign THA serves as the state node for the campaign 85 Hospitals Enrolled Increased efforts to engage rural facilities IHI Campaign Networking meetings and site visits IHI faculty presentations on intervention topics Highlight TN hospital projects and successes Conducted hospital surveys and needs assessment
Tennessee Nursing Partners Collaborative Shared Vision Commitment to improving quality and patient safety as we deliver care Value the critical role and contributions of nurses in achieving quality outcomes Recognition of the linkages between nursing workforce, positive work environments and achieving quality and patient safety aims
Tennessee Nursing Partners Collaborative Vision: Improving the quality and reliability of care by focusing on the role of nursing in transforming care at the bedside Experienced nurses are the frontline patient advocates for patient safety Culture of retention = Culture of safety
Tennessee Nursing Partners Collaborative Workgroups created to focus on Building a Culture of Safety and Teamwork Providing Staffing to Meet the Individual Needs of Patients Sharing Hospital Performance Measures Addressing the Workforce Shortage Aligns with national models for nursing professional practice and work environment and Magnet hospital principles
Tennessee Collaborative on Reducing Healthcare-Acquired Infections Becoming A Patient Safety Partner
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Healthcare leaders have become increasingly focused on quality and patient safety. However, few know with certainty the impact of their efforts. How often do we harm patients? How often do patients receive the care they should? How often do we learn from mistakes? How well do we improve culture?
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Why Become a Safety Partner? Improve the culture of safety. Reduce patient harm, by significantly reducing or eliminating central line bloodstream infections. Reduce Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus transmission. Meet or exceed the national goal of a 25 percent reduction in surgical complications by implementing the Surgical Care Improvement Project measures.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety What is Required of Partnering Hospitals and Teams? Each facility must assemble a team committed to accomplishing the objectives in at least one of the initiatives. (CLABSI, MRSA, SCIP) (Facilities can choose more than one or add other initiatives at a later date.) Hospital chief executive officers must sign a written commitment and designate team members prior to beginning the project. Each team should include a senior executive, nurse manager, physician champion, infection control, quality and front-line nursing staff.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety What is Required of Partnering Hospitals and Teams?...continued Each team is required to commit to collecting and submitting data. Each team is required to commit to active and open sharing and participating in regional collaborative meetings, conference calls and other networking opportunities. Each facility commits to the inclusion of front- line staff on the team.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Support: Provide education/training/tools for hospital leadership and staff on improving safety culture, team building, and performance improvement strategies to reduce infections. Convene and facilitate sharing opportunities regarding processes, lessons learned, best practices, tools, etc., among group participants. Provide aggregate comparative reports and hospital-specific reports to participants.