October 17, 2012 | By: Calevir
The Center and On the CUSP: Stop BSI Project participating hospitals are recognized for reducing healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) and improving the safety culture!
Work in the Missouri and Kansas city metropolitan area has saved lives and healthcare costs by reducing central line associated blood stream infections by 69% and reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 30% – both efforts are exceeding national goals.
The Center, on behalf of participating hospitals, recently accepted recognition of this work from national leaders in HAI prevention, the Johns Hopkin’s Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. View the press release
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