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Patient Safety

Patient Safety is one of the most important indicators of quality in healthcare. Many practices promote patient safety and are described in other parts of the Quality Matters Report. The indicators below represent data that can be used to identify opportunities for improvement in processes of care.
Patient Safety Measures
( Lower is Better )

Measures
Performance Total
Performance Target
Graph & Details
Measure: Falls Per 1000 Patient Days
Performance Total: 0.6
Performance Target: 0
Measure: Inpatient Hospital-acquired Pressure Ulcer Grade II or greater
Performance Total: 1
Performance Target: 0
Measure: Patient Falls with Injury Per 1000 Days
Performance Total: 1.3
Performance Target: 0