Surgical Site Infection Prevention: Is there a place for the Infection Preventionist on the Surgical Care Team?

Eloquest Healthcare is excited to welcome Gwen Borlaug, MPH, CIC, FAPIC to the Eloquest Healthcare Blog! Gwen worked at the Wisconsin Division of Public Health (DPH) as the Director of the Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Program and as an infection prevention epidemiologist. She launched a statewide public health initiative to reduce surgical site infections, using a surgical…

Turning Point for Hospital Quality Reporting?

Eloquest Healthcare is excited to welcome back Jo Ann Brooks PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCP to the Eloquest Healthcare Blog! Jo Ann is the former System Vice President for Safety and Quality at Indiana University Health (a 16 hospital system) based in Indianapolis, IN. She lectures frequently on quality and CMS pay for performance measures and presently serves…

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Eloquest Healthcare is excited to welcome back Jo Ann Brooks PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCP to the Eloquest Healthcare Blog! Jo Ann is the System Vice President for Safety and Quality at Indiana University Health (a 16 hospital system) based in Indianapolis, IN. She is responsible for evaluating and aligning quality and safety activities/initiatives across the system for…