Slide 32: Healthcare-Associated Infections Agency Priority Goal (HAI-APG)

Director's Update Slides from the July 2012 National Advisory Council

Slide 32: Healthcare-Associated Infections Agency Priority Goal (HAI-APG)

  • Collaborative, cross-departmental effort: AHRQ, CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] (lead), CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], and OASH [Office of Assistant Secretary of Health ]:
    • HAI-APG: 1 of 6 HHS APGs being tracked by HHS and OMB [Office of Management and Budget].
  • Goals: Reduce hospital-acquired central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) by September 30, 2013 (with respect to 2010 baseline levels):
    • CAUTI by 20%.
    • CLABSI by 25%.
  • Final project results due in September 2012.

Previous Slide         Contents         Next Slide

Page last reviewed August 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 32: Healthcare-Associated Infections Agency Priority Goal (HAI-APG). August 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl32.html