Nosocomial Infection Reduction in VLBW Infants with a Statewide Quality-Improvement Model - American Board of Medical Specialties

Researchers in this study were evaluating the effectiveness of the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC) quality-improvement model using a toolkit in decreasing rates of neonatal nosocomial infection. The researchers found that nosocomial infection rate decreased. Overall, the study found that the intervention approach, using a toolkit and attending a workshop or webcast, was effective in improving care outcomes. This mirrors the goal of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV, practice performance assessment.

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