Pronovost Slide21

It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

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Pronovost PJ, Goeschel CA, Colantuoni E, Watson S, Lubomski LH, Berenholtz SM, Thompson DA, Sinopoli D, Cosgrove S, Sexton JB, Marsteller JA, Hyzy RC, Welsh R, Posa P, Schumacher K, Needham D. Sustaining reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections in Michigan intensive care units: Observational study. British Med J 2010;340:c309.

DePalo VA, McNicoll L, Cornell M, Rocha JM, Adams L, Pronovost PJ. The Rhode Island ICU Collaborative: A model for reducing central line-associated bloodstream infection and ventilator-associated pneumonia statewide. Qual Saf Health Care 2010;19:555-561.

Berenholtz SM, Pham JC, Thompson DA, Needham DM, Lubomski LH, Hyzy RC, Welsh R, Cosgrove SE, Sexton JB, Colantuoni E, Watson S, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ. An intervention to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in the ICU: Collaborative cohort study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011, in press.

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