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Zero Heroes - August 2020

Aug 12, 2020, 23:32 PM

HRO

As most of you know, UMC has a goal of being a High Reliability Organization (HRO). This means, although we operate in high risk environments, we aim for ZERO preventable harm. 

We are so proud to have multiple units making huge strides in achieving HRO! 

These units operated with Zero harm in the nurse-sensitive indicators in the Second Quarter (April-June): 

Zero Falls with injury:

  • TSICU
  • MICU
  • CVICU
  • Neuro ICU
  • 3 West
  • PICU
  • Pediatrics
  • BICU
  • FCU
  • NICU
  • 5W OBS
  • Nursing Radiology
  • Cath Lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Ambulatory Infusion
  • PACU
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • STAR

Zero HAPI (Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury):

  • MICU
  • Cardiac ICCU
  • 4 East
  • 4 West
  • 3 East
  • 3 West
  • GT-SCU
  • PICU
  • Pediatrics
  • NICU

Zero MDRPI (Medical Device Related Pressure Injury):

  • MICU
  • CVICU
  • Cardiac ICCU
  • 4 East
  • 4 West
  • 3 East
  • 3 West
  • GT/SCU
  • PICU
  • Pediatrics NICU

Zero CLABSI (Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection):

  • TSICU
  • MICU
  • CVICU
  • Neuro ICU
  • 3 West
  • GT/SCU
  • PICU
  • Pediatrics
  • BICU
  • NICU

Zero CAUTI (Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection):

  • MICU
  • CVICU
  • Cardiac ICCU
  • MS ICCU
  • 4 East
  • 4 West
  • 3 East
  • 3 West
  • GT/SCU
  • PICU
  • Pediatrics

Zero Patient Burns:

  • Ambulatory Infusion
  • Cath Lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Nursing Radiology
  • UMC Cancer Center

Zero Surgical Errors:

  • Ambulatory Infusion
  • Cath Lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Nursing Radiology
  • Operating Room
  • UMC Cancer Center

These units operated ONE YEAR with Zero preventative harm in the nurse sensitive indicators:

Zero Falls with injury:

  • PICU
  • BICU
  • Endoscopy

Zero CLABSI (Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection):

  • GT/SCU
  • BICU

Zero CAUTI (Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection):

  • MICU

These units are continuing at Zero preventative harm for 5-7 quarters (a year or more) in the nurse sensitive indicators:

Zero Falls with injury:

  • Pediatrics
  • OPS

Zero HAPI (Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury)

  • NICU

Zero MDRPI (Medical Device Related Pressure Injury):

  • NICU

Zero CLABSI (Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection):

  • 3 West
  • Pediatrics

Zero Surgical Errors:

  • Operating Room

These units are continuing at Zero preventative harm for 8-11 quarters (2 years or longer) in the nurse sensitive indicators:

Zero Falls with Injury:

  • TSICU

Zero HAPI (Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury):

  • PICU

Zero MDRPI (Medical Device Related Pressure Injury):

  • 4 West
  • 3 West
  • GT/SCU
  • Pediatrics
  • PICU

Zero CLABSI (Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection):

  • Neuro ICU
  • PICU

Zero CAUTI (Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection):

  • Cardiac ICCU
  • 3 West
  • GT/SCU
  • PICU

Zero Patient Burns

  • Ambulatory Infusion
  • Cath Lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Nursing Radiology

Zero Surgical Errors

    • Ambulatory Infusion
    • Cath Lab
    • Endoscopy
    • Nursing Radiology
    • UMC Cancer Center

These units are continuing at Zero preventative harm for 12 quarters (3 years) or longer in the nurse sensitive indicators:

Falls with Injury

  • NICU
  • Cath Lab
  • Ambulatory Infusion
  • PACU
  • STAR

Zero HAPI (Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury):

  • Pediatrics

Zero CAUTI (Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection):

  • 4 West
  • Pediatrics

These lists have grown with each new quarter, and for that we cannot thank you enough! We are so grateful for you and all you are doing to continue to provide the best in patient care and to help UMC become a Highly Reliable Organization.

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