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TOOLKIT
Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
STUDY
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.
STUDY
Application of a theoretical framework for behavior change to hospital workers' real-time explanations for noncompliance with hand hygiene guidelines.
Fuller C, Besser S, Savage J, McAteer J, Stone S, Michie S. Am J Infect Control. 2014;42:106-110.
BOOK/REPORT
Hand Hygiene Project: Best Practices from Hospitals Participating in the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project.
Health Research and Educational Trust. Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association; 2010.
AWARD RECIPIENT
Achievements in eliminating healthcare-associated infections awards.
Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services and Critical Care Societies Collaborative. December 7, 2010.
PRESS RELEASE/ANNOUNCEMENT
New 2012 National Patient Safety Goal - catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; May 17, 2011.
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
BOOK/REPORT
Preventing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections: a Global Challenge, a Global Perspective.
The Joint Commission. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; May 2012.
STUDY
Impact of a hospital-wide hand hygiene initiative on healthcare-associated infections: results of an interrupted time series.
Kirkland KB, Homa KA, Lasky RA, Ptak JA, Taylor EA, Splaine ME. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:1019-1026.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Perfect is possible.
Berwick DM, Leape LL. Newsweek. October 16, 2006:70-71.
ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY/GUIDELINESclassic
A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals.
Yokoe DS, Mermel LA, Anderson DJ, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:901-994.
COMMENTARYclassic
Balancing "no blame" with accountability in patient safety.
Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:1401-1406.
COMMENTARY
Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections: thinking outside the checklist.
Perencevich EN, Pittet D. JAMA. 2009;301:1285-1287.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Shared MDIs: can cross-contamination be avoided?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 9, 2009;14:1-3.
AUDIOVISUAL
Battling hospital-acquired infections.
Gross T. "Fresh Air." National Public Radio. January 9, 2008.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Patient safety: the synergy of technology and behavior.
Yarbrough C, Rypkema S. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. January-February 2008;5:32-35.
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
STUDY
Utilizing improvement science methods to improve physician compliance with proper hand hygiene.
White CM, Statile AM, Conway PH, et al. Pediatrics. 2012;129:e1042-e1050.
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