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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Henry Ford Health System, in Detroit, used electronic health records to decrease venous thromboembolism and improve preventive care, saving $1.44 million in direct costs and up to $3 million systemwide annually.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

The agency has found marked progress over a decade in eliminating five health care–associated infections (HAIs), and offers an update on the Department of Health and Human Services' five-year goals to reduce HAIs.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

The error affects the 2015 and 2016 catheter-associated urinary tract infection predictive models; new models will be developed for affected facilities.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

CMS has awarded $347 million to the 16 organizations — including Premier Inc. — to support the next phase of a patient safety initiative.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

The targets aim to significantly reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections, MRSA, Clostridium difficile cases, and other infections by 2020.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Each year, APIC sponsors International Infection Prevention Week to highlight the importance of infection prevention in improving patient safety.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Hospital performance data for FY 2016 available on Hospital Compare; hospitals in bottom quartile face 1 percent Medicare payment cut.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)
catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Resource helps hospitals apply concepts from the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections and create a culture of safety at the unit level.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities must submit data to the NHSN on select infections and influenza vaccinations.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

The CDC has added a tool to the NHSN that will rank hospital facilities and units by HAI rate so staff can see areas most in need of help.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

CDC lists the Partnership for Patients, which includes the association's Essential Hospitals Engagement Network, among initiatives that have lowered the rate of health care-associated infections.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Jacobi Medical Center implements multiple proven solutions and systemwide communication to reduce CAUTIs

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Data entry deadline has passed, contact National Healthcare Safety Network help desk for questions or assistance

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Learn about ICU utilization and infection control at the national level and a new tool for tracking CAUTI

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)