Management research to provide operational advice on improving quality, reducing costs and eliminating disparities.
Through funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HRET is working with ICUs from specific regions across the United States on the AHRQ Safety Program for ICUs: CLABSI/CAUTI. This program is designed to reduce or eliminate central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). The program uses the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) and evidence-based practices to reduce CLABSIs and CAUTIs.
Benefits to participating hospitals include:
The National Project Team is comprised of national experts affiliated with the following:
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