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Pharmacy OneSource Announces Webinar on Infection Prevention Reporting

Reviewing Requirements for Surgical Site Infections and Using Standardized Infection Ratios

May 19, 2011 - PRLog -- Bellevue, Wash. – Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that Pharmacy OneSource, software-as-a-service provider of Sentri7, an infection prevention surveillance, documentation and reporting application, is hosting a complimentary webinar with Tom Jordan, RN, BS, in “SSIs and SIRs: Are You Ready?”

The deadline for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) mandate to report surgical site infections (SSI) to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is rapidly approaching. Jordan will review the basics of the SSI module in NHSN's Patient Safety Component. This review will include each aspect of the SSI reporting process as well as NHSN’s transition to using Standardized Infection Ratios (SIR).

SSIs and SIRs: Are You Ready?
DATE: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
WHERE: http://www.sentri7.com/infection

About the Presenter: Tom Jordan, RN, BS, has more than 25 years of experience as a registered nurse. Prior to becoming an infection preventionist, he worked in pediatric intensive care, trauma nursing, and employee health. He has 20 years experience in acute care infection prevention. He has been an APIC member for many years and has contributed articles to Advance for Nurses and Nursing Spectrum.

About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource® is healthcare's #1 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. Our more than 100 innovative team members provide best-in-class, SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health-systems worldwide. Our SaaS solutions contribute to swift and safe healthcare through earlier, easier and better access to data. More than 1,300 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize our HIPAA compliant web-based services.

Pharmacy OneSource is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2010 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.7 billion).

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