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2012 HAI WATCHDOG* Award Winner
"CLABSI Taskforce: Fighting Infection and Achieving Results" Leveraging an Interdisciplinary Approach to Eliminate CLABSI
When three patients developed a central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) within just a nine-month period, the Hallmark Health System staff in Medford, Massachusetts decided to revamp their current prevention strategies and implement a more interdisciplinary, planned approach. The "CLABSI Project Plan" soon achieved two of its principal goals: zero CLABSI and zero defects.
Click here to learn how the interdisciplinary taskforce at Hallmark Health achieved its goals and earned a 2012 HAI WATCHDOG award.
HAI Tools & Resources
HAI Watch is your resource for collateral and supplies to help keep your organization aware of the importance of healthcare associated infection prevention. Here are some of our featured resources.
- QR-enabled Patient Safety Poster Download
Patients can receive instant education at the bedside
- FOX News Video - Infection Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility
Courtesy of KABB-TV FOX San Antonio
March 09, 2014
Chemists Discover New Class of Antibiotics (R&D Magazine)
The Halyard Knowledge Network* offers a variety of free educational resources on the subject of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Most of them provide Continuing Education (CE) and/or Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.