The Path to Excellence: How One Facility Received and Maintained a CMS 5 Star Rating

This whitepaper describes surveillance and documentation processes for quality measure, including facility-acquired pressure ulcers, weight loss, medical errors, and infection control. Quality improvement process changes incorporating the use of pressure-redistributing mattresses have improved rates and facility-acquired pressure ulcers

  • Care Settings: Long-term Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Pressure Ulcer Management
  • Content Type: Whitepapers
  • Reference: Onday A. Hill-Rom Whitepaper. 2010.