Medical Team Meeting With Senior Couple In Hospital Room

Presentation Handout

 

Overview and Purpose:

With the re-baseline of the NHSN health care infections data, proper use of TAP reports is essential for identifying high-impact change areas. In addition, ensuring  correct mapping techniques is critical for ongoing health care transformation to value-based reimbursement.

 

Featured Presenters:

Christine Martini-Bailey
Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)

 

Target Audience:

All healthcare professionals working in a hospital setting are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify how the new baselines will impact infection rates
  2. Understand utilization of the baseline transition timeline
  3. Describe the proper method for data trending using the new baseline
  4. Define how correct mapping in NHSN can impact SIRs
  5. Optimizing the use of TAP reports for high-impact change

 

Questions:

Nancy McDonald, RN  BSN  CPHQ
Great Plains QIN, Program Manager
(605) 234-4144  | nancy.mcdonald@area-a.hcqis.org