Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative

Second Progress Report on the National On the CUSP: Stop BSI Project

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is funding a national effort to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (BSIs) in U.S. hospitals by implementing a Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP). The On the CUSP: Stop BSI project is a unique partnership with the Health Research & Educational Trust, the Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group, and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association's Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality. This second report summarizes progress made in the first 2 years of the On the CUSP: Stop BSI project.


A project of:

  • Health Research & Educational Trust.
  • Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group.
  • Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality.

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Disclaimer: This report was developed with data collected and analyzed under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The information and opinions expressed herein reflect solely the position of the authors. Nothing herein should be construed to indicate AHRQ support or endorsement of its contents. 

Page last reviewed December 2014
Internet Citation: Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative: Second Progress Report on the National On the CUSP: Stop BSI Project. December 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/cusp/clabsi-update/index.html