Why:

Cynosure Health collaborated with the Florida Hospital Association (FHA), the American College of Surgeons, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, the Florida nursing home association, the state Department of Health, and others to reduce Surgical Site Infections (SSI) and complications in patients 65 years and older.

Results:

More than 80 FHA hospitals participated with a 14.5% reduction in surgical complications over 15 months.