Decreasing post op SSI will increase HCAHPS scores and increase reimbursements

Decreasing post op ssi will increase hcahps scores

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Decreasing post-op SSI will increase HCAHPS scores and increase reimbursements received.Decreasing SSI post-op will improve the reputation of the organization within the
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BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT7Quality of care is implied when there are decreased surgical site infections. community. This will result in an increase in trust and the facility will have an increased chance of being chosen as the site for elective surgeries. Decreasing SSI post-op will decrease the length of stay, increasing patient satisfaction. B4. Key Points After careful review of evidence-based practices, a form of prophylactic antibiotics and a process of chlorhexidine cleansing the surgical site will be implemented. Pre-surgical event planning and preparation efforts to prevent surgical site infections post-op will be key to the success.The benefits of administering pre-surgical interventions such as prophylactic antibiotics and chlorhexidine cleansing.Quality outcomes with regard to reduction of SSI will result due to pre-surgical prophylactic antibiotics and chlorhexidine cleansing that was administered pre-op.Decreasing surgical site infections post-op will increase patient scores and increase reimbursements rates received from improved reviews.B4A. Marketing Techniques for those Key PointsFlyers posted on the intranet and in break rooms Department meetings discussing different parts of the evidence-based practices monthlyEmail the surgical team staff monthly, reviewing the same topics discussed at that meetings about the evidence-based practices coming to their departmentAt the hospital medical team physician meetings provide information about the new pre-
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BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT8surgery order set to ensure all surgical patients have the correct pre-op orders B6 Coordinating Informational Events Share scores from patient reviews showing baseline measures and review state and national scores of similar hospitals, at staff meetings with the background of how these scores affect the facility.At staff meetings to inform staff about the new strategy of implementing evidence-based practices relating to prophylactic antibiotics and chlorhexidine cleansing to prevent post-op SSI.Send monthly emails with updates on the number of surgical patients and newSSI, once the new protocols have been activated.B6 Coordinating Educational EventsEducational training on how the reviews from patient’s scores affect reimbursementrates. Provide in-service training with guest speakers from other hospitals and drug representatives to educate about the successes within other organizations. Theywill discuss the implementation of pre-surgical antibiotics and chlorhexidine cleansing.Simulation training on the use of the new order set in the electronic health record (EHR) playground. Allowing teams the ability to see the different options in the order set prior to ordering for patients.
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