Decreasing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) in Healthcare Facilities

Janet Chance, Director, Quality, Infection Prevention, and Accreditation, Cullman Regional Medical Center, shares insights behind CRMC’s development of a series of protocols to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) in their patient population. She outlines elements of a process that included targeted surveillance, multidisciplinary process mapping, whole-organization buy-in, and patient education, ultimately leading to vastly improve outcomes in terms of a greatly reduced incidence of SSIs. Give the podcast a full listen and take advantage of CRMC’s resources below.

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