Improve Kt/V rates to positively impact patient health and ESRD QIP scores.


    • The Network will provide a notice of participation in this activity, as well as a template for evaluating the root cause of hypercalcemia
    • Facilities will use the provided RCA template to review hypercalcemia rates with the interdisciplinary team during QAPI meetings. Follow up with the
    • The Network will contact a designated Facility Representative to determine a date and time to meet with the team in March to (1) Review the RCA template and discuss findings and to (2) provide the facility with a PDSA to improve rates
    • Facilities will implement PDSA and provide a summary report to the Network on a monthly basis any key observations discussed during monthly QAPI by either email or periodic conference calls with Network staff to adjust and evaluate PDSA cycle if not improving.

If you have any questions or comments about the QIA, your involvement, or future interventions please feel free your Quality Improvement Department (listed to the right) by email.

Tools and Resources

May-June Worksheet


Quality of Care

For more information:

Carol Lyden, RN, BSN, MS, CNN
Director, Quality Improvement
(516) 209-5302

Jeanine Pilgrim
Quality Improvement Coordinator
(516) 209-5365

John Cocchieri
Data Coordinator, Quality Improvement
(516) 209-5515