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

ArticleinJoint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources 38(1):41-7, 1 · January 2012with49 Reads
Source: PubMed


    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.