Safety Focus Areas

safety focus

Through the KHC Hospital Improvement Innovation Network, medical professionals are pursuing ambitious new goals to help hospitals make health care safer and less costly by reducing health care-acquired conditions and preventable readmissions. See the KHC HIIN informational flier (pdf - coming soon).

HIIN areas of focus include:

  • Adverse Drug Events
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • Injury from Falls and Immobility
  • Pressure Ulcers (hospital-acquired)
  • Preventable Readmissions
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
            KHC HIIN Sepsis Toolkit (click here for Sepsis and Septic Shock Login)
  • Surgical Site Infections (SSI)
  • Ventilator-Associated Events
  • Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Multi-drug Resistant Organisms
  • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Hospital Culture of Safety
  • Diversity and Equity of Care