Trauma

The Michigan Trauma Quality Improvement Program aims to address inconsistencies and variations in patient outcomes related to trauma-based care. It focuses on quality improvement in high-impact areas such as blood clot prevention and bleeding control.

For more information, go to mtqip.org.

 Results

1. Prophylactic inferior vena cava (IVC) filter use: IVC insertion rate

• Initial collaborative aggregate performance – 2.7 percent (2011)
• Target aggregate performance – 1.2 percent
• Current performance to date – 0.37 percent (2017)

2. Venous thromboembolism: VTE rate

• Initial collaborative aggregate performance – 2.5 percent (2008-2010)
• Target aggregate performance – 1.3 percent
• Current performance to date – 1.24 percent (2017)

3. Venous thromboembolism: Pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis timeliness (within 48 hrs. of admission)

• Initial collaborative aggregate performance – 34 percent (2012)
• Target aggregate performance – 50 percent
• Current performance to date – 58 percent (2017)

4. Hemorrhage control: Increase the percent of patients receiving a ratio of blood to plasma ≤ 2.5 in the first 4 hours of a massive transfusion event

• Initial collaborative aggregate performance – 28 percent (2011)
• Target aggregate performance – 80 percent
• Current performance to date – 82 percent (2017)