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Effectiveness of a Multistate Quality Improvement Campaign in Reducing Risk of Surgical Site Infections Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
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This article provides an assessment of IHI’s Project JOINTS initiative, a multistate QI campaign to promote adoption of evidence-based practices to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) following hip and knee arthroplasty.
Does a Quality Improvement Campaign Accelerate Take-up of New Evidence? IHI’s Project JOINTS
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IHI’s Project JOINTS initiative engaged a network of state-based organizations and professionals in a six-month QI campaign to promote adherence to three evidence-based practices to reduce surgical site infection (SSI) after joint replacement.
Project JOINTS: What Factors Affect Bundle Adoption in a Voluntary Quality Improvement Campaign?
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This article examines how hospital adherence to quality improvement (QI) methods and hospital engagement with a large-scale QI campaign — Project JOINTS, an IHI-led initiative — could facilitate the adoption of an enhanced prevention bundle designed to reduce surgical site infection (SSI) rates after orthopaedic surgery (hip and knee arthroplasty).
Preventing Infection After Hip and Knee Replacements
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IHI's Project JOINTS initiative is helping to speed the adoption of proven practices to prevent surgical site infections (SSIs) after hip and knee replacement surgery. This article describes simple, affordable, evidence-based practices organizations can put into place to reduce such infections.
  

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