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Using CDS to Measurably Improve Care, DVT

December 15, 2010, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Amy Halverson, MD, Department of Surgery, Hiren Shah, MD, Division of Hospital Medicine, Jean Patel, MD, Pharmacy, and Jennifer Van Dyke, Process Improvement, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, discuss how they decreased its Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE) rates by over 35 percent. This program describes the initiative to date, discusses lessons learned and outlines how technology was an important factor in highlighting the problem, monitoring the project’s progress, and changing clinical behavior.

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December 15, 2010
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
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