Posts Tagged Neonatal catheter associated blood stream infections

FPQC’s Annual Neonatal-Focused Meeting

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  On September 27, 2013, the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative held its annual Infant Health Advisory Subcommittee meeting for Florida’s Level III and Level II NICUs. Because the meeting did not offer continuing medical education credits, we had expected a respectable but limited turn out from our most engaged stakeholders. […]

NICUs in Florida and Eight Other States Cut Bloodstream Infections by More than Half

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced that their nine-state patient safety program to reduce central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in newborns in hospital NICUs has effected an overall relative reduction of infections by 58% in less than one year. According to the report, this translates into […]