Pronovost Slide11

It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Pennsylvania Histogram

Text Description is below the image.

Pennsylvania, Pre vs. Post

Image: Two bar charts compare Pennsylvania's blood stream infection (BSI) rate per 1,000 Central Line Days for baseline data (up to 12 months) versus the last six months of good data:

BSI Rate for baseline data:

  • Mean: 1.911567
  • Median: 1.73913

BSI Rate for last six months of good data:

  • Mean: 1.040698
  • Median: 0.83392

p = 0.026.


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Current as of August 2011
Internet Citation: Pronovost Slide11: It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/pronovost/slide11.html