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.