Quality Improvement Program

The goal of this office is to work with doctors, nurses, and other staff to improve patient safety and outcomes of care. The main programs of this office are:

  • Infection Prevention (Program of Hospital Epidemiology), which focuses on infection prevention and surveillance.
  • Performance Improvement Program, which focuses on clinical quality performance measures, clinical benchmarking, national registries, and public reporting initiatives.
  • Patient Safety Program, which focuses on patient safety and works in conjunction with the Joint Office for Compliance.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, which focuses on optimal use of antimicrobial agents.

If you have questions please call us at 1-319-356-4311.