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Safe Practices that Save Lives

Saint Alphonsus is proud to be a participant in a national campaign to improve patient safety. Read more about the recommendations for safer practices:

  • Deploy rapid response teams
  • Improve the care for heart attack patients
  • Prevent adverse drug events (medication reconciliation)
  • Prevent central line infections
  • Prevent surgical site (wound) infections
  • Prevent harm from high-risk medications, specifically anticoagulants, sedatives, narcotics and insulin
  • Reduce surgical complications
  • Prevent pressure ulcers
  • Reduce methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections
  • Improve the care for congestive heart failure patients
  • Prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia

Learn more about the 5 Million Lives Campaign.

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Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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