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On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
Tubing Misconnections Self Assessment for Healthcare Facilities.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Deerfield, IL: Baxter Healthcare; 2012.
Preventing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections: a Global Challenge, a Global Perspective.
The Joint Commission. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; May 2012.
Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
New 2012 National Patient Safety Goal - catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; May 17, 2011.
Implementing a national program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a quality improvement collaboration of state hospital associations, academic medical centers, professional societies, and governmental agencies.
Fakih MG, George C, Edson BS, Goeschel CA, Saint S. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:1048-1054.
Administering a saline flush "site unseen" can lead to a wrong route error.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 16, 2013;18:1-3.
Rounding to influence.
Reinertsen JL, Johnson KM. Healthc Exec. Sept/Oct 2010;25:72-75.
A multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
McMullan C, Propper G, Schuhmacher C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:61-69.
How a simple checklist can dramatically reduce medical errors.
Pronovost PJ. On Call. IHI Open School for Health Professionals. November 3, 2008.
Five Years of Quality: Working Together to Improve Care.
Tallahassee, FL: Florida Hospital Association; August 2013.
Monitoring and reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections: a national survey of state hospital associations.
Murphy DJ, Needham DM, Goeschel C, Fan E, Cosgrove SE, Pronovost PJ. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:255-260.
Moss-Coane M, O'Connell K, Fishman N. Radio Times. April 28, 2011.
Eradicating central line–associated bloodstream infections statewide: the Hawaii experience.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Bauer L, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:124-129.
Maintaining and sustaining the
On the CUSP: Stop BSI
model in Hawaii.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:51-60.
Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:780-784.
National Healthcare Quality Reports.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2013. AHRQ Publication No. 13-0002.
Infection preventionist checklist to improve culture and reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Goeschel CA, Holzmueller CG, Cosgrove SE, Ristaino P, Pronovost PJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:571-575.
Doing well by doing good: assessing the cost savings of an intervention to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in a Hawaii hospital.
Hsu E, Lin D, Evans SJ, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29:13-19.
Impact of a national multimodal intervention to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infection in the ICU: the Spanish experience.
Palomar M, Alvarez-Lerma F, Riera A, et al. Crit Care Med. 2013;41:2364-2372.
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