Five Million Lives campaign

Five Million Lives campaign

A health initiative by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement based in Boston, Massachusetts, which aims to reduce the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by
(1) hand hygiene
(2) decontamination of the environment and equipment
(3) active surveillance
(4) contact precautions for infected and colonised patients, and
(5) device bundles (central line bundle and ventilator bundle).
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Today, Soarian-driven workflows are being deployed globally to support key quality and regulatory initiatives, such as those defined by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Commission (JC) Core Measures, key objectives of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) Five Million Lives Campaign, and providers' own internal quality measures.
Regions Hospital has been implementing initiatives since 2005 to prevent death from sepsis as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Five Million Lives Campaign.
Today, Soarian-driven workflows are being deployed globally to support key quality and regulatory initiatives such as those defined by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Commission (JC) Core Measures, key objectives of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) Five Million Lives Campaign, and providers' own internal quality measures.