Injuries From Falls and Immobility
The NYSPFP Initiative to Reduce Falls is designed to assist hospitals in implementing evidence-based strategies to prevent and reduce the incidence of all falls and associated injuries by identifying patients at high-risk for falls and injury.
To reduce falls with injury by 20%.
NYSPFP's approach to achieving performance excellence is embedded in a dynamic set of guiding principles designed to foster a culture of safety and continuous quality improvement. The following operationalizes the NYSPFP Guiding Principles to innovate, engage, integrate, and hardwire best practices, including for the reduction of falls with and without injury.
Hospital participants also receive comparative data analyses to inform their improvement efforts. Click on the following links to access the NYSPFP data portal for measure definitions and comparative analyses.