Institute for Health Metrics to Host Educational Webinars on Patient Safety and Infection Surveillance

Webinars will provide knowledge and research to improve quality of care

Institute for Health Metrics to Host Educational Webinars on Patient Safety and Infection Surveillance

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The today announced that it will host two new webinars in April. The educational webinars will address how healthcare providers can overcome patient safety challenges and methods to improve quality of care.

The Institute for Health Metrics’ Nursing Continuing Education Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC COA). The accreditation demonstrates the Institute’s commitment to providing high-quality, high-value educational opportunities to the healthcare community. Through the accreditation, the Institute provides webinar attendees with Continuing Education (CE) credits. To receive CE credit, the nurse must pre-register for the webinar, sign on using the registration email, participate for the entire program and then complete an evaluation regarding the webinar. For more information on the ANCC accreditation itself, visit the Institute’s . Details of upcoming webinars include:

Click on the links above or visit the to register for these upcoming webinars. There you can also sign up to receive email notifications for upcoming webinars as they are announced and access prior recorded webinars covering a broad range of topics related to the quality of patient care, including Meaningful Use, Infection Surveillance, Concurrent Review and more. Past webinar topics include:

The Institute for Health Metrics is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, education and advocacy in healthcare. Founded in 2004, its mission is to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care across the United States by measuring and analyzing data related to quality care delivery across large patient populations and educating providers, vendors, researchers and public health organizations on best practice care delivery. Its mission is achieved by analyzing aggregated, de-identified clinical and financial data coming out of hospital systems and through its work with strategic partners, MEDITECH and IHM Services. MEDITECH uses the information within its applications to help unify clinical, administrative and financial information across a wide variety of healthcare organizations. IHM Services uses the information to create clinical and regulatory reporting solutions that support compliance with quality improvement programs and clinical surveillance. For more information, visit .