Don't have an account? Create Account
Don't have an account? Create Account
FILTER WITHIN THIS TAG ››
Action
Quality
Education
Institute
Reset
Subscribe
Loading more articles
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

Guide gives providers best practices in fight against central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), one of the most deadly health care-associated infections annually in the United States.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

New journal article notes challenges remain since IOM published report, but also points out progress, including reducing CLABSI rates nationwide.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

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

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

Truman Medical Centers reduced central line-associated blood stream infections in its intensive care units through an evidence-based strategy.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

Regional Medical Center's initiative to transform its safety culture helped the hospital go a year without a ventilator-associated pneumonia case in its NICU and periods of 100 days between central line-associated bloodstream infections.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, an epidemiologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital, discussed how using applications of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) has affected CLABSI rates in her institution. Jamie St. Clair RN, MS, and Brenda Vermillion, RN, with The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center reviewed how certain blood culture techniques and environmental decontamination, along with CHG bathing,

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center builds on its success reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections by taking a systemic approach to sustain improvements and spread impactful practices to all units.

view more »
central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)

About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

Learn more about the name change »