Progress Report on the National On
the CUSP: Stop BSI
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is funding a national effort to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (BSIs) in U.S. hospitals by implementing a Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP). The On the CUSP: Stop BSI project is a unique partnership with the Health Research & Educational Trust, the Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group, and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association's Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality. This report summarizes progress made in the first 2 years of the On the CUSP: Stop BSI project that has recruited more than 700 hospitals' participation.
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A project of:
Research & Educational Trust
Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group
Health & Hospital Association Keystone Center for Patient Safety &
Introduction and Objective
Areas for Continued Improvement
Appendix A: Participating Hospitals, by State
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Publication No: 11-0037-EF
Current as of April 2011
Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative. AHRQ
Publication No: 11-0037-EF, April
2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/onthecusprpt/