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CHPSO Annual Meeting to Feature Hospital Engagement Network Facilitators

The California Hospital Engagement Network (CalHEN) will present a breakout session at the California Hospital Patient Safety Organization’s (CHPSO) Second Annual Meeting, April 8-9 in Sacramento. As part of the session, CalHEN facilitators, who work one-on-one with individual hospitals, and representatives from hospitals across the state will discuss their success in reducing patient harm in various clinical areas. Areas covered will include adverse drug events, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, central line-associated blood stream infections, injuries from falls and immobility, obstetrical adverse events, pressure ulcers, preventable readmissions, surgical site infections, venous thromboembolism, and ventilator-associated pneumonia.

CHPSO’s Second Annual Meeting — Getting to Zero: Innovate, Collaborate, Accelerate — will take place at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento, with sessions tailored for hospital leaders, including CEOs and hospital executives; quality, risk and patient safety leaders; and nursing, physician and pharmacist leaders. All are encouraged to attend. CHPSO members receive a discount. For additional information and to register, visit www.chpso.org/annual-meeting.

About CHPSO: One of the largest PSOs in the nation, CHPSO analyzes patient safety data, develops and shares best practices, and helps individual hospitals accelerate safety improvements. CHPSO membership is a complimentary benefit for members of CHA and the regional hospital associations. Membership is also available to hospitals outside of California for a fee. Contact CHPSO at (916) 552-2600 or info@chpso.org for membership information, or view the current member list at www.chpso.org/member-listing.

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