Clinical Areas of Improvement

Working to advance the goals of the Partnership for Patients initiative, the California Hospital Engagement Network strives to reduce harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent by the end of 2013. Specific aims, change packages, project activities and resources are provided below under each focus area, including 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; Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.