Nursing Performance Improvement

The Department of Nursing Performance Improvement provides resources for the Department of Nursing to continually advance nursing patient care excellence at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

Primary Activities

  • Providing the infrastructure for data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting of nurse sensitive quality indicators 
  • Generating quality reports to the Department of Nursing and the Medical Center
  • Submission of nurse sensitive data to external benchmarking organizations
  • Providing support to implement corrective action plans to address quality report findings 
  • Leading nurse-sensitive quality initiatives
  • Collaborating with the Medical Center Quality Department on medical center quality initiatives
  • Engaging and supporting direct-care nurses in performance improvement activities, including showcasing best practices

Nursing Performance Improvement

  • Carrie Meer, RN, MS, Interim Director
  • Mary Moore, RN, MS, Nursing PI
  • Wendy Abbott, Analyst