Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections.

@article{Septimus2014MaintainingTM,
  title={Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections.},
  author={Edward Joel Septimus and Deborah S. Yokoe and Robert A. Weinstein and Trish Perl and Lisa L. Maragakis and Sean M. Berenholtz},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={460-3}
}
Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is a national priority. Although substantial progress has been achieved, considerable deficiencies remain in our ability to efficiently and effectively translate existing knowledge about HAI prevention into reliable, sustainable, widespread practice. "A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates" is the product of a highly collaborative endeavor designed to support hospitals… CONTINUE READING