PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center
Measure: Develop and test practices for preventing surgical site infections that will be fully implemented by January 1, 2010

Time Period Ending:  3/31/2013

What We Are Doing:

Under the leadership and direction of our Infection Preventionist as well as a PeaceHealth system-wide team and collaborative focus, Ketchikan Medical Center has developed a program which allows us to capture, audit, and monitor certain surgical site infections.  Our practice follows the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the CDC - National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) programs.   Questions may be routed to:  Barbara Bigelow, VP Quality at 907-821-1990.

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