Infection Prevention & Control

Infection control remains the most important measure to maintain a clean, healthy environment to prevent contamination and the spread of infection among our patients and healthcare providers.  In our infection prevention and control processes, we strictly adhere to the guidelines and recommendations of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health (DOH), the Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) and the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI).

Quality Assurance

Our goal at First Prevention and Dialysis Center is to ensure the delivery of reliable, consistent and high-quality care.  We conduct ongoingquality monitoring activities thatare compliant with the standards of The Joint Commission(TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and National Patient Safety Goals. The quality indicators that we monitor, include but are not limited to:

  • Water System and Water Treatment/Quality
  • Machine and Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Environmental Safety
  • Patient/Staff Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Vascular Access
  • Vaccinations
  • Blood Pressure Control
  • Adverse Events
  • Infections
  • Nutrition/Weight Loss
  • Osteodystrophy
  • Anemia Management
  • Hospitalizations
  • Mortality