Findings from Quality Improvement Pilot

 
SIMS Pilot, 2014-2015
Kagando Hospital

Why vital signs monitoring? We focus on identification and treatment of severely ill patients. But identification has to come first: without regular monitoring of emergency and vital signs, we can't assess the quality of treatment.
 

Patients with vital signs monitored

Bwera Hospital

Kagando Hospital

Kilembe Hospital

St Paul Health Centre

Pre-interventionPost-intervention

5%

26%

Pre-interventionPost-intervention

43%

74%

Pre-interventionPost-intervention

5%

13%

Pre-interventionPost-intervention

58%

82%

Green marks statistically significant improvement at the 1% level.
 

Where we work

Full SIMS Quality Improvement and Quick Check+ Training
Partial SIMS and Quick Check+ Training
Clinical Management of Ebola Training
 
Dr. Shevin Jacob trains health workers from seven countries before deployment to West Africa to participate in the Ebola response.

Dr. Shevin Jacob trains health workers from seven countries before deployment to West Africa to participate in the Ebola response.