PPLT

Ozarks Medical Center and MOCPS Receive National Accolades for CUSP Initiatives

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On January 10, 2012, Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) and MOCPS presented to an audience of over 800 health care providers nationwide participating in the On the CUSP:  Stop BSI collaborative.  The topic of the presentation was “Coordinating Multiple Quality Improvement Initiatives,” in which MOCPS showcased its People, Priorities & Learning Together (PPLT) initiative, and OMC showcased its successes in implementing the programs offered in the PPLT initiative.

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Primaris Taps the MOCPS to Lead CUSP Training Program

    Posted in Culture of Safety, CUSP, Hospital Acquired Infections    |    1 Comments

MOCPS is pleased to announce that Primaris, the federally designated Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the state of Missouri, has asked us to lead the Basics of Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) training program for seven hospitals as part of a CAUTI training project.  We are honored that Primaris has recognized our expertise with CUSP and success in working with hospitals to implement it successfully.  The Basics of CUSP is part of the Center’s People, Priorities and Learning Together initiative.

13 Missouri Hospitals Target Increased Patient Safety with the Missouri Center for Patient Safety’s CUSP Teamwork & Communications Tools

    Posted in Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, CUSP, CUSP Communication Tools, Johns Hopkins University, Kimberly O'Brien, Media, Medical Error, Participating Hospitals, Patient Safety, People, Priorities and Learning Together    |    Comments Off

Effective new strategies rally hospital unit team members to improve patient care and safety with a new level of practical collaboration citing “What you permit, you promote.”

Jefferson City, Missouri – July 21, 2011 — As part of the Missouri Center for Patient Safety’s initiative, People, Priorities & Learning Together, 13 Missouri hospitals have joined CUSP Teamwork & Communication Tools, launched in June, 2011, to increase patient safety and eliminate medical errors by improving communication and coordination of care at the bedside.

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13 Missouri Hospitals Join Initiative to Improve Communication and Teamwork

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As part of MOCPS’ People, Priorities & Learning Together initiative, 13 Missouri hospitals have joined CUSP Teamwork & Communication Tools, launched this month, to increase patient safety at the bedside by improving communication and hand-offs at the bedside!

This 6-month module builds upon The Basics of CUSP, our first module offered last fall to teach units how to implement the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP). Read More

Coming soon – the Center’s Next PPLT Module!

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Friday, June 10th is the last day to register for the informational “kick-off” call for the Center’s Second PPLT Module: CUSP Communication & Teamwork Tools!
We are excited to offer an audio version of our recent informational call to kick off CUSP Communication & Teamwork Tools! [And be on the lookout for consistent audio posts in the future]

The deadline to register for CUSP Communication and Teamwork Tools is Friday, June 10th.
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HHS Gives Outstanding Leadership Award for Achievements in Eliminating Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

    Posted in Center Info, CUSP/CLABSI, Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, Media, Pat Posa, People, Priorities and Learning Together, Prevention    |    Comments Off

The Center is so proud of our friend, colleague and faculty member, Pat Posa RN, BSN, MSA, for her leading role in earning the US Department of Health and Human Services Outstanding Leadership Award for St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan!  Pat is the System Performance Improvement Leader at St. Joseph Mercy Health System.
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