Georgetown Memorial Hospital Brag Board
Learning Objectives After completion of the presentation, the learner will be able to: • Identify development and ongoing evolution of hospital Brag Board at Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital • Understand and define selected elements of the Brag Board • Understand origin and rationale of selected Brag Board verbiage • List positive quantitative and qualitative outcomes of Brag Board implementation • Understand rationale for placement location of hospital Brag Board. • Generate ideas and plans for of Brag Board implementation at other hospital locations) • Edit provided draft to customize for other facility locations or applications • Use the work presented as an inspiration for continuous hospital improvement and celebration of success in own organizations in South Carolina
The Joint Commission Site Visit During our 2012 Joint Commission Site Visit, the TJC Nurse Surveyor recommended our hospital system celebrate our hospital initiative successes with staff, family, and visitors through a display board.
Hospital Compare Definitions Hospital Acquired Conditions Hospital Compare is a website that lets consumers compare the quality of hospital outpatient services. The site is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Users can type in a zip code or city and state and specify a general search, a search based on a particular medical condition, or a search based on specific search procedures. Search results will provide comparable data for up to three hospitals. A general search will bring up data on patients’ experiences, the process and outcome of care measures, use and overuse of medical imaging and the volume of Medicare payments.
Elements on Brag Board Reportable Pressure Ulcer Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Central Line Blood Stream Infection Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
Brag Board Management Infection Preventionist Ms. Cynthia Mixson RN Infection Prevention & Control Manager 606 Black River Rd Georgetown, SC 29440 Phone-843-527-7192 Fax 843-520-8515
Brag Board Placement Current: Cafeteria and LobbyFuture: Individual Nursing Units