A new toolkit from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers best practices and lessons learned from a three-year project to help nursing homes reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
Dr. Arjun Srinivasan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, discusses achievements and areas for improvement in health care-associated infection reduction.
In honor of their son, Nile, who lost his life to a bacterial infection, Ty and Carole Moss established a coalition of friends, entertainers and advocacy organizations to end unnecessary deaths from health care-associated infections.
Executives from several Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) and Hospital Engagement Networks (HENs) shared best practices for collaborating to improve patient safety.
Recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) indicate that significant progress is being made in reducing healthcare-associated infections and hospital-acquired conditions.