Clancy Slide 42

Director's Update

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

Impact on Mortality and Cost*

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  CLABSIs Prevented Assumed Mortality Rate Assumed Cost Deaths Prevented Costs Saved
Adult ICUs, 4 quarters, 1st two cohorts 430 25% $16,550 108 $7,116,500

* Data drawn from Interim Project Report. Data reflect only first year's experience of less than 34% of all adult ICUs [intensive care units] participating in the project. Assumptions about CLABSI [central line-associated bloodstream infections] mortality rates and costs are the same as those made in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 3-1-11.


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Page last reviewed November 2012
Internet Citation: Clancy Slide 42: Director's Update. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-07-nac/clancy/clancysl42.html