Eliminating CAUTI: Interim Data Report

A National Patient Safety Imperative

This interim data report discusses accomplishments and next steps in the National On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI Project.


A Project of:

Health Research & Educational Trust
Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
University of Michigan Health System
Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Contents

Executive Summary
Introduction and Objectives
Methods
   Data Sources
      Hospital and Unit Characteristics
   Measures
      CAUTI Rates
      Catheter Utilization Ratio
Results
   Types of Hospitals Represented
   Types of Units Represented
   Data Submission
   Outcome and Process Measures
      Outcome Measures
      Process Measures
   Culture Measures
Conclusions
   Increase Sample Size
   Increase Data Submission
   Target Additional Interventions
   Expand Future Analyses and Dissemination of Findings
   Resources

 

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.

Current as of July 2013
Internet Citation: Eliminating CAUTI: Interim Data Report: A National Patient Safety Imperative. July 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/cusp/using-cusp-prevention/cauti-interim/index.html