OPSI 2013 Best Practice Non-Acute Care Award Winners:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Medical Center Diabetes Center
Depression is a contributor to suboptimal outcomes in adolescents with diabetes. Depression screening was successfully implemented and sustained in a large tertiary diabetes center with multiple providers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. With increased rates of documented screening and appropriate referral, the correlation between the total Childrenís Depression Inventory score and glycemic control (as measured by HbA1c) was statistically significant.
OPSI 2013 Best Practice Acute Care Award Winners:
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's
Hospitals & Summa Health System
Summa Health System focused on maternal hemorrhage through development of an oxytocin prophylaxis regimen within their institution. Metrics for infrequent events take time to establish, but the organization demonstrated zero incidences of hysterectomy related to hemorrhage during the last three quarters of 2012. During the last quarter of 2012, the organizationís hemorrhage rate dropped further becoming the lowest rate in three years. Maternal mortality related to hemorrhage was also at zero.