Quality and Patient      Safety  Hand Hygiene Audit ToolUsing Blackberry Smart Phone                               1
AcknowledgementWe would like to acknowledge thecontribution of the auditors at VCH,and particularly Sheila, in ensuringtha...
What is the Blackberry Hand       Hygiene Audit Tool?• Blackberry smart phone auditing tool for  recording hand hygiene ob...
How does it work?• Auditors record observations on  Blackberry smart phone using touch  screen• Once completed, audits are...
Benefits• Electronic data capture – no more  paper forms and clipboards• Automated analysis and reporting• Improved accura...
Benefits (cont’d)• Data is immediately transferred to server  – backed-up nightly, opportunity for data loss is    elimina...
Observation Recording Features• Customizable Site, Unit, and HCP lists –  synchronize using centrally distributed lists,  ...
Observation Recording Features (cont’d) • Capture individual audit details (start/end   times, auditor, etc.) • Support fo...
Analysis and Reporting Features• Automatically verifies minimum Audit  requirements• View audit results by Site, Unit, HCP...
Some Screenshots                   10
BlackberryTorch 9800             11
Choose the Site   and Unit                  12
Record theObservationNumber                           observation                             Timer                       ...
Review and send                               the Audit                     SendEdit or DeleteIndividual Observation      ...
Automatically retrievedata from e-mail attachments,  import into Database, and       generate reports             Reports ...
Sample Report                16
Questions?Contact Information:chandima.panditha@vch.ca                           17
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B8 Chandi Panditha - Quality and Patient Safety - Hand Hygiene Audit Tool Using Blackberry Smart Phone

  1. 1. Quality and Patient Safety Hand Hygiene Audit ToolUsing Blackberry Smart Phone 1
  2. 2. AcknowledgementWe would like to acknowledge thecontribution of the auditors at VCH,and particularly Sheila, in ensuringthat the app works well for them. 2
  3. 3. What is the Blackberry Hand Hygiene Audit Tool?• Blackberry smart phone auditing tool for recording hand hygiene observations at VCH• An automated analysis and reporting module that generates reports 3
  4. 4. How does it work?• Auditors record observations on Blackberry smart phone using touch screen• Once completed, audits are instantly uploaded via e-mail• Standardized analyses and reports are generated 4
  5. 5. Benefits• Electronic data capture – no more paper forms and clipboards• Automated analysis and reporting• Improved accuracy and timeliness of data enhances quality• Eliminate transcription time and associated errors• Easier validation of audit process 5
  6. 6. Benefits (cont’d)• Data is immediately transferred to server – backed-up nightly, opportunity for data loss is eliminated – no impact when staff is on holidays or away• Reduce hand hygiene audit costs – Electronic data collection with no additional hardware required – No transcription of results or manual report generation required – Tool saves time and frees up precious resources for higher value tasks 6
  7. 7. Observation Recording Features• Customizable Site, Unit, and HCP lists – synchronize using centrally distributed lists, managed by Admin• Record predefined or customized notes for each observation• Intuitive, easy to use interface for data capture and reporting 7
  8. 8. Observation Recording Features (cont’d) • Capture individual audit details (start/end times, auditor, etc.) • Support for additional data elements as required • User configurable built in timer and observation counter 8
  9. 9. Analysis and Reporting Features• Automatically verifies minimum Audit requirements• View audit results by Site, Unit, HCP, HH Moment, or trend over time• Improved analysis options• Optional instant feedback to managers via e-mail 9
  10. 10. Some Screenshots 10
  11. 11. BlackberryTorch 9800 11
  12. 12. Choose the Site and Unit 12
  13. 13. Record theObservationNumber observation Timer •Audit is complete when preconfigured number of observations are met or timer expires (user has option of adding incremental time)Add Note Save Observation Pause Timer Review Audit 13
  14. 14. Review and send the Audit SendEdit or DeleteIndividual Observation 14
  15. 15. Automatically retrievedata from e-mail attachments, import into Database, and generate reports Reports are published via e-mail or web portal 15
  16. 16. Sample Report 16
  17. 17. Questions?Contact Information:chandima.panditha@vch.ca 17

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