National and state healthcare-associated infections progress report
Description:Executive Summary -- State Progress Landscape: Acute Care Hospitals; Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections; Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections; Surgical Site Infections; Hospital-onset Clostridium difficile Infections; Hospital-onset Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia (bloodstream infections) -- National Progress: Acute Care Hospitals -- National Progress: Long-term Acute Care Hospitals and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities -- Individual State Progress: Acute Care Hospitals -- Call to Action -- Technical Appendix -- Glossary.
This report is based on 2014 data, published in 2016.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a major, yet often preventable, threat to patient safety The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to helping all Americans receive the best and safest care The National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report (HAI Progress Report) expands upon and provides an update to previous reports detailing progress toward the ultimate goal of eliminating HAIs The reports can serve as a reference for anyone looking for information about national and state HAI prevention progress It is specifically designed to be accessible to many audiences For detailed methods, references, and definitions please refer to the Technical Appendix and Glossary within this report For complete data tables and frequently asked questions, please visit CDC’s HAI Progress Report website at www cdc gov/ hai/progress-report
Suggested citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2014 National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report. Published March, 2016. Available at www.cdc.gov/hai/progress-report/index.html.
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