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Check your hospital's infection rate now: New Alabama report - al.com (blog)

Check your hospital's infection rate now: New Alabama report - al.com (blog) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Check your hospital's infection rate now: New Alabama report al.com (blog) The report looked at 2012 data for these categories: catheter-associated urinary tract infections; central-line associated blood stream infections; surgical site infections...”
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Trends in validity of central line-associated bloodstream infection ...

Trends in validity of central line-associated bloodstream infection ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Abstract: BACKGROUND: In 2007, New York State (NYS) hospitals began mandatory public reporting of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) data associated with intensive care units (ICUs) into the National ...”
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RMC lowered infection rates in 2012 - Anniston Star

RMC lowered infection rates in 2012 - Anniston Star | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“RMC lowered infection rates in 2012 Anniston Star The report rates hospitals based on four categories infections, including catheter associated urinary tract, central line-associated bloodstream, colon surgery and abdominal hysterectomy infections.”
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Central Ala. hospitals do better than US average in infection rates - Montgomery Advertiser

Central Ala. hospitals do better than US average in infection rates - Montgomery Advertiser | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Central Ala. hospitals do better than US average in infection rates Montgomery Advertiser The state's hospitals are required by law to report four specific infections: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI); central line-associated...”
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Changing to zero fluid displacement IV connector reduced CLABSIs - Healio

Changing to zero fluid displacement IV connector reduced CLABSIs - Healio | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Changing to zero fluid displacement IV connector reduced CLABSIs Healio Hospital workers were able to significantly reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections after switching from intravenous positive- or negative-pressure needleless...”
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How Hospitals Make You Sick, And What You Can Do About It - TIME (blog)

How Hospitals Make You Sick, And What You Can Do About It - TIME (blog) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“How Hospitals Make You Sick, And What You Can Do About It TIME (blog) At Tuesday's hearing, members of the health community and advocates for patient safety testified before the committee to detail efforts occurring within the health care system...”
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Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream ...

Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections using Alcohol-Impregnated Port Protectors (AIPPS) in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ... The CLABSI Standardized Infection ratio (SIR) was calculated to be 1.723.”
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Early Intervention by Infectious Diseases Specialists Saves Lives, Reduces Costs - Science Daily (press release)

Early Intervention by Infectious Diseases Specialists Saves Lives, Reduces Costs - Science Daily (press release) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Health and Beauty News Early Intervention by Infectious Diseases Specialists Saves Lives, Reduces Costs Science Daily (press release) 31, 2009 and had at least one of 11 serious but commonly treated infections: bacteremia, C.”
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Alaska has highest rate of Central Line Associated Blood Stream ...

Alaska has highest rate of Central Line Associated Blood Stream ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“According to the latest data I could find (last updated July 2013) Alaska has the highest rate of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) in the ...”
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Rethinking How We Think About Preventing Patient Harm - Huffington Post

Rethinking How We Think About Preventing Patient Harm - Huffington Post | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Rethinking How We Think About Preventing Patient Harm Huffington Post Our work to reduce central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) presents a powerful example.”
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Central line maintenance bundles and CLABSIs in ... - Ivteam.com

Central line maintenance bundles and CLABSIs in ... - Ivteam.com | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“We aimed to investigate whether a multidisciplinary, central line maintenance care bundle reduces central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) and bacteremias in ambulatory pediatric oncology patients.”
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Multidimensional approach on central line-associated bloodstream ...

Multidimensional approach on central line-associated bloodstream ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional infection control approach on central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates in eight ...”
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Progress, but still a long way to go - ModernHealthcare.com

“Progress, but still a long way to go ModernHealthcare.com In a survey of hospital infection prevention specialists in 2009, Krein found that at least 90% of hospitals are using some practices to prevent central line-associated bloodstream...”
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New statewide report issued: Healthcare-Associated Infections in ...

New statewide report issued: Healthcare-Associated Infections in ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
““All hospitals are striving to eliminate infections and have achieved much success. In a recent national project to reduce central line-associated bloodstream ...”
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Achieving and maintaining “zero” central line-associated ...

Achieving and maintaining “zero” central line-associated ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“BACKGROUND: “Zero” central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) have not been reported from Asian countries, which usually have predominance of difficult to curtail gram negative infections.”
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Mandatory Healthcare Reporting Laws and Impact on Central Line ...

Mandatory Healthcare Reporting Laws and Impact on Central Line ... | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“They assessed the impact of mandatory public reporting of HAIs on central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The authors compared 159 hospitals, 92 were located in states that had CLABSI reporting and met 3 ...”
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A National Initiative To Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections ... - Health Affairs (blog)

A National Initiative To Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections ... - Health Affairs (blog) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“A National Initiative To Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections ... Health Affairs (blog) Many efforts contributed to the national decline of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in intensive care units (ICU).”
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Hospital-Based Infections Could Be Moving to Doctor's Offices - Scientific American (blog)

Hospital-Based Infections Could Be Moving to Doctor's Offices - Scientific American (blog) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Hospital-Based Infections Could Be Moving to Doctor's Offices Scientific American (blog) Preventable infections that crop up as patients receive surgery have dropped by one fifth in the past four years, the Centers for Disease Control and...”
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“CENTRAL LINE ASSOCIATED. BLOOD STREAM INFECTIONS. (CLABSI). A Step-by- Step Approach. Evidence Based Recommendations for the Prevention of ...”
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Translating simulation training into central venous ... - Ivteam.com

Translating simulation training into central venous ... - Ivteam.com | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“INTRODUCTION: Central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) is a preventable burden to our current health care system. Inconsistencies in knowledge and practice of central venous catheters (CVC) dressing ...”
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Rethinking how we think about preventing harm — Points from ...

“Our work to reduce central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) presents a powerful example. By coupling an aviation-style checklist of best practices to prevent these infections with a culture change program that ...”
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Simple Outpatient Protocols Reduce CLABSI by 48% - HealthLeaders Media

“Simple Outpatient Protocols Reduce CLABSI by 48% HealthLeaders Media Training young cancer patients and their families basic methods of preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections could have implications beyond pediatric oncology,...”
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Central Line Safety Intervention Lowers Pediatric Oncology Infection Rates - Science Daily (press release)

Central Line Safety Intervention Lowers Pediatric Oncology Infection Rates - Science Daily (press release) | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Central Line Safety Intervention Lowers Pediatric Oncology Infection Rates Science Daily (press release) Assessments were completed pre- and post-intervention to compare CLABSI rates and positive blood culture rates.”
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How hospitals can reduce infections, increase hand-hygiene compliance - FierceHealthcare

How hospitals can reduce infections, increase hand-hygiene compliance - FierceHealthcare | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“How hospitals can reduce infections, increase hand-hygiene compliance FierceHealthcare Ascension Health, the nation's largest not-for-profit health system, surveyed 71 of its member hospitals on their infection control procedures for...”
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Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection in ... - Ivteam.com

Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection in ... - Ivteam.com | CLABSI | Scoop.it
“Objective: Describe the epidemiology of central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) participating in a ...”
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