Using the Opportunity Estimator tool to improve engagement in a quality and safety intervention.

Division of Helath Sciences Infomatics, Johns Hopskin University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA.
Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources 01/2012; 38(1):41-7, 1.
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Teams throughout the United States participating in a program to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are using the Opportunity Estimator. This web-based tool translates CLABSI-related data into "opportunity estimates" of the patient lives and money that could be saved by reducing these infections.

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