Category: CLABSI

Champions for the Cause: Using the TAP Strategy to Identify Gaps in Preventing HAIs

Shannon Davila

Shannon Davila, MSN, RN, CIC, CPHQ Director, NJHA’s Institute for Quality and Patient Safety At the Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey, an affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association, we are dedicated to helping our members improve patient outcomes. We strive to create a learning environment that promotes evidence-based care by featuring Read More >

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CMS Rule: A Monumental Step Forward for Patient Safety and Transparency – Part 2

Guest Author – Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., PhD., FCCM Professor, The Johns Hopkins University Anesthesia & Critical Care Medicine, Health Policy & Management Director, The Quality and Safety Research Group On July 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) took a bold step that will provide consumers with important information about their risks Read More >

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Bloodstream Infections: I Believe in Zero CLABSIs! – Part 1 of 2

Guest Author –Cathryn Louise Murphy, RN, PhD, CIC 2010 President – Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology Managing Director – Infection Control Plus Associate Professor – Faculty of Health Services and Medicine, Bond University “I believe in zero CLABSIs!” shouted a group of 3,400 APIC Annual Conference attendees at the conclusion of patient-safety Read More >

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