"The award recognizes outstanding practice within a UMHHC patient care unit, area, clinic or department which resulted in the avoidance of patient harm and Healthcare Acquired Conditions for 365 consecutive days. It also demonstrates the sustainability of the associated patient safety practice. This recognition is also intended to communicate best patient safety practices and strategies within the UMHHC community."
Our Neuro ICU unit received this award for no CLABSIs, or central line-associated bloodstream infections. Read more about the significance of CLABSIs on the CDC's website.
More detailed information about the award's guidelines/initiatives can be found here.