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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Impact (continued)

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  • Prevent pressure ulcers: Decrease high risk pressure ulcer rate ~ 33%
    • Potential savings of
      • $1,932 per Stage 1
      • $7,170 per Stage 2
      • $11,534 per Stage 3
      • and $14,077 per Stage 4 pressure ulcer event (FY 05$, not including hospitalization)
  • Better utilize investment in CNA staff time to document each shift
    • Rough estimate: $37K per year for 100 bed facility

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