Acumentra Health and Northwest Physicians Insurance Company formed the Patient Safety Alliance (PSA) in 2006 as a collaborative movement to improve patient safety and achieve excellent outcomes for hospital-based care. The PSA sponsored a learning collaborative to promote improved care delivery processes and hospital quality measures. Acumentra Health provided training and support for
Since 2006, hospitals participating in the PSA learning collaborative achieved significant improvements for Medicare quality measures for AMI, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical infection prevention. Beginning in August 2008, the PSA will focus on
Acumentra Health will provide tools, resources, comparison data, and coaching, in addition to facilitating teleconferences and coordinating an annual conference.
Last updated September 22, 2008