TOCSIN: a proposed dashboard of indicators to control healthcare-associated infections.

@article{Blais2009TOCSINAP,
  title={TOCSIN: a proposed dashboard of indicators to control healthcare-associated infections.},
  author={R{\'e}gis Blais and François Champagne and Louise Rousseau},
  journal={Healthcare quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 Spec No Patient},
  pages={
          161-7
        }
}
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) constitute a major safety problem. Healthcare managers need complete and valid information to fight against these infections. The purpose of this study was to develop a dashboard of indicators to help healthcare managers monitor HAIs. A pilot testing approach was used that was composed of the following steps: literature review, consultation with infection control experts and healthcare managers, operationalization of selected indicators, data collection… CONTINUE READING

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