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Patient Safety Indicators



When it comes to your health, YOU are the most important advocate. We encourage you to be an active participant in your treatment plan.

Patient safety remains the most important priority for Woodstock Hospital and this involves ensuring that patients are not at risk for contracting healthcare-associated infections. 

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care identifies a number of safety indicators that all hospitals are required to publicly report their rates. Woodstock Hospital strongly supports these initiatives, as the transparency is believed to encourage improved performance, enhance patient safety and strengthen the public’s confidence in the provincial healthcare system.


C.Difficile Rates

Below is the quarterly break down of C. Difficile cases at Woodstock Hospital in 2017 and 2018. Click here to read more about C.Difficile rates.

Quarter

2017 Rate (# of cases)

2018 Rate (# of cases)

Q1 Apr. - June

0.32 (4)

0.14 (2)

Q2 July - Sept.

0.08 (1)

0.07 (1)

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

0.08 (1)

0.0 (0)

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

0.07 (1)

0.0 (0)

MRSA/VRE Bacteremia Rates

Below is the quarterly break down of MRSA / VRE Bacteremia cases at Woodstock Hospital in 2017 and 2018. Click here to read more about MRSA/VRE Bacteremia rates.

Quarter20172018
MRSAVREMRSAVRE

Q1 Apr. - June

0

0

0

0

Q2 July - Sept

0

0

0

0

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

0

0

0

0

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

0

0

0

0

Surgical Site Infection Rates

Below is the quarterly Surgical Site Infection rate for surgeries which the Infection Prevention and Control team at Woodstock Hospital tracks. Click here to read more about Surgical Site Infection rates.

SSI rate for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Quarter20172018

Q1 Apr. - June

1%

1%

Q2 July - Sept.

1%

0%

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

0%

0%

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

0%

0%

Central Line Infection

Below is the quarterly break down of Central Line Infection cases at Woodstock Hospital for the 2017 and 2018 fiscal year. Click here to read more about Central Line Infection rates.

Quarter2017 Rate2018 Rate

Q1 Apr. - June

0

0

Q2 July - Sept.

0

0

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

0

0

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

0

0

Hand Hygiene Compliance

Below is the quarterly break down of Hand Hygiene Compliance rates at Woodstock Hospital for the fiscal year 2017 and 2018. Click here to read more about Hand Hygiene Compliance rates.

Quarter20172018

Q1 Apr. - June

87%

90.30%

Q2 July - Sept.

89%

92.23%

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

89%

94.98%

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

90%

94.09%

Average89%92.90%

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Below is the quarterly break down of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia cases at Woodstock Hospital in 2017 and 2018. Click here to read more about Ventilator Associated Pneumonia rates.

Quarter20172018

Q1 Apr. - June

0

0

Q2 July - Sept.

0

0

Q3 Oct. - Dec.

0

0

Q4 Jan. - Mar.

0

0

If you have any questions regarding Woodstock Hospital’s Patient Safety Indicators, please contact the Infection Prevention & Control Department.

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