Slide 13. Illustrative HAI Projects

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and AHRQ's Role in their Prevention

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  • Assess the value of candidate interventions:
    • Cluster randomized trial of hospitals to assess the impact of targeted vs. universal strategies to reduce MRSA [Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus] in ICUs [intensive care units].
  • Move evidence-based recommendations into health practice:
    • Nationwide implementation of CUSP [Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program] to reduce CLABSI [central line-associated bloodstream infection].

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Internet Citation: Slide 13. Illustrative HAI Projects: Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and AHRQ's Role in their Prevention. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/munier/slide13.html