Rhode Island Department of Health & Healthcentric Advisors are offering a FREE, web-based course on Statistical & Epidemiologic Concepts for Infection Prevention
This free, web-based course will increase knowledge & improve understanding of statistical & epidemiologic concepts & best practices, provide introductory lessons in statistics & epidemiology related to infection prevention & assist in the interpretation of facility-level data reports.
Current Modules Include:
- Introduction to Statistics
- Mean, Median and Mode
- Standard Deviation and Range
Future models will cover Interpreting Infection Prevention Measures along with using Microsoft Excel to collect and analyze your data. The flyer provide more information about this exciting opportunity. Anyone interested can access this series on our Learning Center
Including but not limited to: change packages, checklists, best practice presentations and case studies. These tools and resources can be downloaded and used as part of your patent safety implementation strategy.
The New England QIN-QIO Event Website has available upcoming events and recordings of past webinars for a variety of topics.
New England QIN-QIO administered by Healthcentric Advisors in partnership with Qualidigm is proud to serve as the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contractor for: MA, CT, MN, NH, RI, & VT.
- In July 2017, Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) released this report on ED visits after inpatient discharge. The analysis provided a broad look at the patients who return to the ED, whether or not they are readmitted to the inpatient level of care. These “revisits” to the ED may represent an opportunity to prevent a hospital readmission or may be avoidable. Following the rel...» Full ArticleAugust 10, 2017, 2:00 PM ET Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, Interim Vice President, Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Marsha Mauer, RN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President, BIDMC Christopher Casey, Director of Security Services, BIDMC Session Details Violence against medical staff is on the rise in the US....» Full ArticleThe Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, and New England QIN QIO have partnered up to offer a webinar series on leveraging data reports to drive quality Improvement. CHIA’s and New England QIN-QIOs Readmission Reports Methodology is available here... Our 1st Session fo...» Full Article