Resources to Build Programs Concerning Fall Prevention and Bedbugs
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization, today announced the release of two new Quality Solutions toolkits geared toward helping healthcare facilities to build programs addressing patient falls and bedbugs.
“Amerinet’s Quality Solutions toolkits provide a comprehensive, easily accessible resource containing best practice tools and information that help facilities to maximize quality and safety outcomes while optimizing financial outcomes,” said Anne Mitchell, senior director, quality and patient safety for Amerinet.
The Patient Falls Prevention toolkit reviews the serious problem of injurious falls throughout various healthcare settings as well as falls in the context of a CMS "Serious Reportable Event" including the financial implications. It assists the healthcare team in identifying patients at risk for serious injury from falls so that preventive planning and customized tools and interventions can be applied. This toolkit also offers links to download resources and tools developed and used by healthcare leaders in fall prevention.
The Bed Bugs toolkit serves as a guide to help member staff to become educated on the facts of bed bug infestation and develop an appropriate plan for eliminating an infestation. It provides best practice solutions from Amerinet suppliers.
Amerinet has also produced several podcasts on these subjects in conjunction with its strategic education partner, Inquisit. The podcasts can be accessed through the Amerinet Quality and Patient Safety Solutions Podcast Series page on the Amerinet website (www.amerinet-gpo.com).
Amerinet Quality Solutions are designed to meet the demanding and dynamic needs of patient safety officers, risk managers, quality improvement staff and nursing administration professionals. Through its Quality Solutions program, Amerinet helps members achieve improvements in clinical outcomes, patient safety, operational quality and regulatory compliance. Members can maximize efforts to match cost reduction and quality improvements through on-site assessments, contracts access, information and education.
As a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and alternate care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.
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