MESSAGE OF THE DAY:

Arista Adventist Hospital, a 114-bed facility in Louisville, Col., used best practices and peer-to-peer learning to reduce harm across the board. By focusing on engaging all staff and the board, improving care processes and using storytelling, the hospital had a 53.7% reduction in patient harm and a 100% reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections. Significant results also were achieved by minimizing adverse drug events and reducing falls with injury.

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your community.

America's hospitals are open day and night, 365 days a year, to care for everyone who walks through our doors. But we're not here just when you need us. The people of America's hospitals are always working, caring and innovating-strengthening our communities.

 Hospitals are:

  Economic Contributors

Hospitals employ more than 5 million people, making them America's second-largest source of private-sector jobs.

  Gateways to Care

We serve every type of community: urban, rural, large and small. We are constantly working to improve access to care for all patients from newborns to seniors.

  Centers of Innovation

We're bringing the latest medical innovation and technology to patients, providing highly specialized health care.

  Improving Community Health

Our mission goes beyond treating illness. We strengthen communities by working not just to mend bodies, but to make people and communities healthier.

  Committed to Quality and Safety

We're dedicated to improving patient quality and safety in every community.

 

 

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