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R3 Report Issue 9 - New and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs

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Effective Jan. 1, 2017, a new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) will apply to accredited nursing care centers, and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs will apply to accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, R3 Report (Newsletter), CAUTI, NPSG


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

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SHEA and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) jointly published these science-based and practical recommendations for acute care hospitals for the prevention of common HAIs. The document represents practical recommendations by the leading champions in infection prevention and health

Related Topics: CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, CAUTI, NPSG, MRSA, MDRO, HAI General, VAP, Surgical Site Infection


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsed Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures

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In January 2004, the National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed a compilation of nursing-sensitive care performance measures. The measures were identified through the NQF consensus development process within a framework that organized the measures into categories and provided a structure to define. . .

Related Topics: Other Measures, CAUTI, CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Performance Measurement


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 2 - CAUTI

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

This R3 Report has been retired.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, CAUTI, HAI, R3 Report (Newsletter), Newsletter