3 proven strategies for preventing pressure ulcers
Pressure ulcers and patient falls, referred to as "never events," are among nursing's greatest quality challenges. Never events have serious implications for patients – longer lengths of stay, readmission, or in some cases, death. They are also expensive in terms of treatment costs and reimbursement penalties.
Advisory Board researchers wrote a study showcasing 19 successful strategies that hospitals and health systems have used to reduce pressure ulcers and patient falls.
Fill out the form to the right to download an excerpt of this study. In this excerpt, you will find three tactics that have been proven effective in preventing pressure ulcers.