CUSP named in Top 10 Best Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control

May 29, 2013    |   By: Calevir

In April, Becker’s Clinical Quality and Infection Control named the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Programs (CUSP) one of the top 10 best strategies for prevention of infection.   CUSP provides a structured framework that integrates teamwork, communication, and leadership at the unit level.   To learn more about CUSP and the services offered by the Center, click on the Safety Culture tab above.   Read the full article.


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