For the second year in a row, the T8 &9 inpatient surgical units at Vancouver General Hospital were recognized in the Storyboard category for their quality improvement work.
This year, the award highlighted the Challenges of Sustaining a Post-Operative Pneumonia Prevention Initiative. The ICOUGH team adapted their strategy and reduced the pneumonia rate on T8&9 by an amazing 33.3 per cent by December 2013.
By December 2013, the T8 &9 inpatient surgical units reduced the pneumonia rate on T8&9 by 33.3 per cent.
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