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STRIVE

Getting Started

Why Register for STRIVE?

Hospitals participating in the States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement (STRIVE) initiative work closely over a 12-month period with program partners at the state level to improve general infection prevention and control practices and to reduce health care-associated infections:

  • Clostridium difficile infections (CDI)
  • Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia

In addition to reducing HAI morbidity and mortality, participating hospitals receive a number of benefits:

  • Free, on-demand education on infection prevention
  • Assistance in using and interpreting Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) strategy reports
  • Support in using CDC’s Infection Control Assessment Tools to assess and guide quality improvement activities
  • Access to focused improvement resources
  • Assistance in accelerating infection prevention strategies
  • Networking and learning with peer hospitals
  • Access to expert national faculty
  • Ability to benchmark against other hospitals

Register for STRIVE Cohort 4 (June 2017-May 2018)


Plan for Improvement

Email Whitelisting Instructions
Don’t miss out on updates from the national program team. Follow these instructions to ensure that emails from STRIVE stay in your inbox and out of the spam filter.

STRIVE Cohort 4 Roadmap
This clickable, visual tool for teams participating from April 2017 through May 2018 will help you and your team to stay focused on short-term tasks and long-term goals.

STRIVE Cohort 3 Roadmap
This clickable, visual tool for teams participating from April 2017 through March 2018 will help you and your team to stay focused on short-term tasks and long-term goals.

Core Team Roster Worksheet
Use this table to clarify team roles and responsibilities.


Prepare to Look at Your Data

Data Use Agreement
Understand what data the STRIVE program handles and why.

NHSN Data Rights Conferral Instructions
Confer rights to your National Healthcare Safety Network data to HRET, for use in the STRIVE program.


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Register now for the AdobeConnect eLearning Platform, where you’ll be able to access recorded webinars and on-demand educational modules.

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