Connecticut Hospital Reduces Pressure Injuries Using AHRQ Toolkit

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edited July 2018 in Quality Street

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a 617-bed hospital in Hartford, CT, reduced hospital-acquired pressure injuries by more than 60 percent using an AHRQ toolkit. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care was central to the hospital’s effort to prevent an estimated 114 pressure ulcers and avoid nearly $2 million in excess hospital costs.

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