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Dr. Peter Pronovost on CDC’s Vital Signs Report: Why Success was Possible

Dr. Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins University, provides three video commentaries on CDC’s recent Vital Signs report on central line-associated bloodstream infections in hospitals and dialysis facilities. Dr. Pronovost’s commentary is provided below. Click on the video to watch Transcript: Why was success possible? Success was possible because many groups partnered and worked collaboratively. On the Read More >

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Dr. Peter Pronovost on CDC’s Vital Signs Report: How we can work together to leverage our success

Dr. Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins University, provides three video commentaries on CDC’s recent Vital Signs report on central line-associated bloodstream infections in hospitals and dialysis facilities. Dr. Pronovost’s commentary is provided below. Click on the video to watch. Transcript: How we can work together to leverage our success So what can we do: “US government Read More >

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Dr. Peter Pronovost on CDC’s Vital Signs Report: Where do we go from here?

Dr. Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins University, provides three video commentaries on CDC’s recent Vital Signs report on central line-associated bloodstream infections in hospitals and dialysis facilities. Dr. Pronovost’s commentary is provided below. Click on the video to watch. Transcript: Where do we go from here? “We must ensure that all patients in ICUs receive best Read More >

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Implementation Science + the Infection Preventionist = Safe Healthcare

Author – Russ Olmsted, MPH, CIC 2011 APIC President Infection preventionists (IPs) are subject matter experts on the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). IPs track the scientific literature related to HAI prevention, and then watch that evidence as it is distilled into recommendations by CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. But what is being Read More >

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Toward Elimination of Healthcare-associated Infections: A call to Action

Author – Dr. Denise Cardo Director of CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Recently, partners hosting the 5th Decennial International Conference on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) – APIC, CDC, IDSA and SHEA – along with public health and other professional organizations (CSTE, ASTHO, PIDS), called for the elimination of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), by implementing proven public Read More >

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