The Summer/Fall issue of Hospital Voice highlights the efforts of several Oregon hospitals that are involved in the national Partnership for Patients initiative. These hospitals have committed to reduce patient harm by 40% and readmissions (patients re-admitted to a hospital after being discharged) by 20% by 2013.
From the article:
Oregon is one of 33 states and over 2,000 hospitals involved as a PfP Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), providing an unprecedented opportunity for quality improvement, collaboration and networking. Being designated as a HEN means hospitals will have new resources and support to make health care safer…
To read the entire article and see a list of participating hospitals, click here.