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By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, March 09, 2017 9:20 AM
Don’t miss out on the March 14 KIPSQ Safe Table on Health IT Safe Practices at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport. This event will be held in conjunction with the KHA Quality Symposium, March 14-15.

The safe table will begin at 9:00 a.m. (ET) with speakers from ECRI Institute and end with lunch speaker Wes Butler. Please plan to attend this exciting event and learn more about the risk of copy and paste. This is a free event for KIPSQ members, and CEU hours are provided.

Event Links Quality Symposium Brochure Symposium Registration Safe Table Agenda...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 10:01 AM

The KIPSQ Safe Table Meeting scheduled for tomorrow, January 21, in Madisonville has been cancelled. There is no rescheduled date at this time. If you have questions, contact Sharon Perkins (sperkins@kyha.com) at KHA. For more information on upcoming Safe Table Meetings, view the brochure and registration information on the KIPSQ website at http://www.kipsq.org/Portals/26/EventBrochures/SafeTableMeetings.pdf.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, January 08, 2016 9:35 AM
KIPSQ will conduct a Safe Table topic every month in three different locations thoughout the state for members of the PSO. Participants will:

Generate candid discussion and share organizational experiences on patient safety and quality issues Exchange information about bet practices relative to patient safety Encourage coordinated/collaborative efforts and new partnerships Network and communicate A brochure and registration information are available on the KIPSQ website at http://www.kipsq.org/Portals/26/EventBrochures/SafeTableMeetings.pdf.

For more information on the benefits of your facility joining KIPSQ, visit www.kipsq.org or contact Nancy Galvagni (ngalvagni@kyha.com)  or Sharon Perkins (sperkins@kyha.com)...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, February 06, 2015 10:45 AM
The Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ) Annual Membership Meeting will be held March 19 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport (one day following the KHA Quality Conference). The KIPSQ conference updates participants on national patient safety trends.  The meeting will focus on Safe Tables, Root Cause Analysis and current legal cases.  You MUST be a member of the KIPSQ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) in order to attend. Please view the brochure for the KIPSQ Annual Membership Meeting conference details and registration information.  You can also refer to the KIPSQ website for more information. If you have...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:08 AM


The Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ) is hosting an "Improving Patient Safety for Mom & Baby" conference on Tuesday, December 9 in Louisville at The Galt House.  

The conference is open to representatives from every Kentucky birthing hospital. KIPSQ encourages nurse leaders, quality directors, infection preventionists and other front line staff and directors involved in patient safety for moms and babies to attend.

Please see the agenda and the registration details outlined on the brochure

If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Perkins at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via email at sperkins@kyha.com).

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:01 PM
The Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ) is partnering with the Anthem Foundation to provide education, tools and resources to improve care and long-term outcomes for mothers and newborns.  The Anthem Foundation has provided grant funding for hospitals to engage in collaborative patient safety and quality programs aimed at reducing early elective deliveries (EEDs), reducing obstetrical harm by preventing unnecessary cesareans, reducing adverse outcomes from oxytocin use and reducing OB Hemorrhage.  Additionally, resources are provided to hospitals to improve the rate of breast feeding.

The program's most recent newsletter is now available.  Outlined are many of the successes to date and a save the date notification for a Mom & Baby Conference on December 9 in Louisville.

For further information on the program, contact Sharon Perkins or Melanie Moch at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via sperkins@kyha.com or mmoch@kyha.com) or visit www.kipsq.org.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, June 13, 2014 9:03 AM
The Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ) is partnering with the Anthem Foundation to provide education, tools and resources to improve care and long-term outcomes for mothers and newborns. The Anthem Foundation has provided grant funding for hospitals to engage in a collaborative patient safety and quality program aimed at reducing early elective deliveries (EEDs), reducing obstetrical harm by preventing unnecessary cesareans, reducing adverse outcomes from oxytocin use and reducing OB hemorrhage. Additionally, resources will be provided to hospitals to improve the rate of breast feeding.

The program's first newsletter is now available. The first edition shares details about the program, successes the participating hospitals have already achieved, upcoming educational events, information on...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, June 02, 2014 9:55 AM

The Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ), KHA's patient safety organization (PSO), will host its Annual Membership Meeting on June 25. This meeting is open only to members of KIPSQ.

To register or for more information, please contact Sharon Perkins at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via e-mail at sperkins@kyha.com). 

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:45 AM
The Connecticut Hospital Association shared the following incident with the Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ), KHA’s Patient Safety Organization, for distribution to its members in the hopes that it will prevent a harm event in hospitals.

On May 16, Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut, announced that during a daily safety huddle (begun as part of the hospital’s participation in their statewide high reliability collaborative), it had identified an issue regarding the use of insulin pens — devices intended to make insulin injections more efficient and accurate. They consist of a cartridge and needles. While needles were never reused, a few staff used the cartridges for more than one patient. Despite changing the needles, there is still slight risk of blood contamination of the pen reservoir or cartridge, which could result in transmission of blood-borne pathogens from the previous patient.

Griffin has used the insulin pens for several years and has identified approximately...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, April 11, 2014 1:10 PM
KHA has received a grant from the Anthem Foundation to support the “Improving Patient Safety for Mom and Baby” initiative. The project kicks off March 28 with a webinar at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

KHA encourages all Kentucky birthing hospitals to participate in this worthwhile project. Please see the commitment form, due April 15, for more details.If you need more time, please contact one of the staff members below as soon as possible.

Kentucky hospitals that offer birthing services already strive to provide the best and safest care for moms and babies, and want Kentucky to show the best possible outcomes, both short term and long term. Unfortunately the commonwealth still has lower rankings in several areas:

Kentucky's most recent six-month rate of Early Elective Deliveries is 10.9 percent, which is still significantly higher than...
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