ongoing projects


Quality Improvement is a method of planning and implementing continuous improvements in systems or processes in order to provide quality health care reflected by improved patient outcomes.  The Network is currently focusing on the following quality improvement activities:
 
Bundle Logo Bloodstream Infections (QIA)
reducing and preventing BSI rates among dialysis patients.
   
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ENGAGE Certification Program
working to improve patient-and family-engagement at the facility level
   
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promoting home dialysis therapies to all eligible ESRD patients in the Network 5 service area.
   
Kidney Transplant logo  Transplant Coordination (QIA)
working to achieve a reduction in the rate of long-term catheter use among prevalent patients in dialysis facilities.

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Gainful Employment (QIA)
increasing vocational rehabilitation referral rates for the participating facilities’ patients and increasing the number of those receiving services.