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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.view more »
The new guidance updates recommendations issued in 1999; recommendations are categorized based on the quality of available supporting evidence.view more »
CMS has awarded $347 million to the 16 organizations — including Premier Inc. — to support the next phase of a patient safety initiative.view more »
The targets aim to significantly reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections, MRSA, Clostridium difficile cases, and other infections by 2020.view more »
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities program aims to improve disparities in surgical care and outcomes among disadvantaged populations.view more »
Like earlier report, new AHRQ data show that hospitals continued to reduce HAC rates by 17 percent in 2014.view more »