The Plexus Institute PD MRSA Prevention Partnership involves collaboration among a network of hospitals, PD facilitators, Positive Deviance Initiative, CDC, and Delmarva Foundation/Maryland Patient Safety Center. The Partnership is committed to pioneering the use Positive Deviance in MRSA prevention. Here you will find resources on PD and MRSA along with stories about the efforts in hospitals to eliminate MRSA transmissions through the active and genuine engagement of staff.
“The Positive Deviance movement is changing the landscape of how we achieve transformation and change in systems.” Peter Block, Author, Community: The Structure of Belonging.
Inviting Everyone: Healing Healthcare through Positive Deviance by Arvind Singhal PhD, Prucia Buscell, Curt Lindberg DMan
RWJF Final report Plexus PD MRSA Project (pdf) – Curt Lindberg, Jon Lloyd, and Prucia Buscell, 2008
Positive Deviance and Hospital Acquired Infection (ppt) – Curt Lindberg, 2009
PD Informed Prevention: Hospital El Tunal, Bogota (pdf) – Curt Lindberg and Carlos Urrea, 2009
MRSA Issue of Emerging (pdf) – Prucia Buscell, 2006
More We Than Me: New Collaboration at Einstein Med (pdf) – Prucia Buscell, 2008
Learning to See and Stop MRSA at Billings Clinic (pdf) – Arvind Singhal and Prucia Buscell, 2009
The MRSA Reduction blog – An Indiana Transforming Healthcare Research Initiative blog