The goal of this office is to work with doctors, nurses, and other staff to improve patient safety and outcomes of care. The main programs of this office are:
- Infection Prevention (Program of Hospital Epidemiology), which focuses on infection prevention and surveillance.
- Performance Improvement Program, which focuses on clinical quality performance measures, clinical benchmarking, national registries, and public reporting initiatives.
- Patient Safety Program, which focuses on patient safety and works in conjunction with the Joint Office for Compliance.
- Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, which focuses on optimal use of antimicrobial agents.
If you have questions please call us at 319-356-4311