AHRQ Launches New HAI Resource Web Page

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces it has launched a new Web page that features research initiatives and resources on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) for consumers and healthcare professionals. Information from AHRQ, CDC, CMS, HHS' National Action Plan on HAIs, and other resources focused on preventing and reducing HAIs are listed. Resources for health care providers, including links to the Michigan Keystone Project that features the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program for reducing infections and the Johns Hopkins central line insertion care team checklist. Other resources from the World Health Organization, the American Health Quality Association, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America are featured. The page also  features links to relevant AHRQ consumer advice columns, press releases and congressional hearings and testimony. Access the new Web page HERE.