Slide 17. Hospitals in NE, NM, and NY.

On July 13, 2012, Carolyn Clancy made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 17. Hospitals in NE, NM, and NY.

  • AHRQ's "Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): A Guide for Effective Quality Improvement" and QIO [Quality Improvement Organization] Learning Network
    • Some hospitals implemented new VTE protocols based on AHRQ.
    • Toolkit used by some hospitals to revise existing point-based VTE assessment.
    • New clinical approaches and protocols resulted in more appropriate VTE prevention tactics.

Image: The cover of the VTE guide is shown.


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Page last reviewed November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 17. Hospitals in NE, NM, and NY.. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl17.html