Getting to Zero: Strategies to Eliminate Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

April 14 Webinar

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What: Webinar on Strategies to Eliminate Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections.

When: April 14, 2010

Event Recording: Download the presentations at left View the archived webinar.

Speakers:  

  • Lucian L. Leape, M.D., adjunct professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., director, Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group
  • Brian S. Koll, M.D., medical director and chief, infection prevention, Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Moderator: Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., M.Sc., Commonwealth Fund vice president for the Program on Health Care Quality and Efficiency

Related Resources:

WhyNotTheBest.org, The Commonwealth Fund's health care quality improvement and performance benchmarking resource

Transparency and Public Reporting Are Essential for a Safe Health Care System, Lucian L. Leape, The Commonweatlh Fund, March 2010

Sustaining Reductions in Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections in Michigan Intensive Care Units—Observational Studym P. J. Pronovost, C. A. Goeschel, E. Colantuoni et al., British Medical Journal, February 4, 2010

The CLABs Collaborative—A Regionwide Effort to Improve the Quality of Care in Hospitals, B. S. Koll, T. A. Straub, H. S. Jalon et al., Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, December 2008 34(12): 713–23

Central Line Insertion Care Team Checklist

CLABSI Opportunity Estimator

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