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Infection Rates



Humber River Hospital is dedicated to delivering the highest possible quality of care to our patients safely and effectively. One way we do this is by tracking the infection rates present in our hospital. By remaining vigilant, we are determined to keep hospital-acquired infections as low as possible.

Keeping you informed on how we are doing in this area is part of our commitment to a being a patient and family-centered hospital.

 

Central Line Infection (CLI)


In partnership with the Safer Healthcare Now! program, we track the rate of central line infections among patients who have a central venous catheter.
Find out how other hospitals in Ontario are doing.

Wilson Site:

Q1 - N/A
Q2 - N/A
Q3 - October to December 2015 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0
Q4 - January - March 2016 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0


CLI Rates - Church Street Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0.79
0
0.73
0

CLI Rates - Finch Ave. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
0
0
0


C. Difficile


C. Difficile Cases and Rates Per 1000 days - Wilson Site
Month
Oct. 15
Nov. 15
Dec. 15
Jan. 16
Feb. 16
Mar. 16
Apr. 15
May 15
June 15
July 15
Aug. 15
Sept. 15
Case Count
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less Than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Rate Per 1000 Days
.5
.21
.19
.17
.18
.18
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

C. Difficile Cases and Rates Per 1000 days - Church Street Site
Month
Nov. 15
Dec. 15
Jan. 15
Feb. 15
Mar. 15
Apr. 15
May 15
Jun. 15
July 15
Aug. 15
Sept. 15
Oct. 15
Case Count
N/A
N/A
N/A
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Rate Per 1000 Days
N/A
N/A
N/A
.44
.40
.27
.40
.27
.57
0.44
.58
.28

C. Difficile Cases and Rates Per 1000 days - Finch Ave. Site
Month
Nov. 15
Dec. 15
Jan. 16
Feb. 16
Mar. 15
Apr. 15
May 15
Jun. 15
July 15
Aug. 15
Sept. 15
Oct. 15
Case Count
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Less than 5
Rate Per 1000 Days
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
.37
.38
.18
.18
.19
.59
.20
.37


 

At Humber River Hospital, we have a team dedicated to Infection Prevention and Control working in partnership with all of our care providers to protect our patients and reduce the spread of hospital-acquired infections like MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).


Wilson Site:

Q1 - N/A
Q2 - N/A
Q3 - October to December 2015 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0
Q4 - January to March 2016 - Rate per 1,000 patient days is less than 5 - 0.02


MRSA - Church Street Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
0.047
0.90
0.04

MRSA - Finch Ave. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0.05
0.06
0
0.06

 


Surgical Site Infection - SSI

 

In partnership with the Safer Healthcare Now! program, we track the rate of SSI (Surgical Site Infections) among some patients who have had hip or knee replacement surgery.


Wilson Site:

Q1 - N/A
Q2 - N/A
Q3 - October to December 2015 - HRH Hip and Knee Surgery Patients Received Prophylactic Antibiotics within 60 minutes (Per 100 cases) - 100%
Q4 - January to February 2016 - HRH Hip and Knee Surgery Patients Received Prophylactic Antibiotics within 60 minutes (Per 100 cases) - 100%


Surgical Site Infection (SSI) - Church Street Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
HRH Hip and Knee Surgery Patients Received Prophylactic Antibiotics within 60 minutes (Per 100 cases)
100%
100%
100%
100%

Surgical Site Infection (SSI) - Finch Ave. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
HRH Hip and Knee Surgery Patients Received Prophylactic Antibiotics within 60 minutes (Per 100 cases)
100%
100%
100%
100%

 

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

 

We track the rate of VAP (Ventilator Associated Pneumonia) among our critical care patients.


Wilson Site:

Q1 - N/A
Q2 - N/A
Q3 - October to December 2015 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0
Q4 - January to March 2016 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0


VAP Rates - Church Street Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
0
0
0

VAP Rates - Finch Ave. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
1.83
0
0

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus - VRE


At Humber River Hospital, we have a team dedicated to Infection Prevention and Control working in partnership with all of our care providers to protect our patients and reduce the spread of hospital-acquired infections like VRE (Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus).


Wilson Site:

Q1 - N/A
Q2 - N/A
Q3 - October to December 2015 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0
Q4 - January to March 2016 - Rate per 1,000 patient days 0


VRE Rates - Church St. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
0
0
0

VRE Rates - Finch Ave. Site
Quarter
Q1
Apr. - Jun. 15
Q2
Jul. - Sept.15
Q3
Oct. - Dec. 14
Q4
Jan. - Mar. 15
Rate per 1,000 patient days
0
0
0
0

 

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