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Intensive, hands-on effort reduces bloodstream infections in critically ill patients
Date:6/28/2011

best, everybody gets on board, and that is what we saw."

The average cost of a CLABSI is estimated to be $18,432. By eliminating 14 CLABSIs, Preas's team saved $258,048, less $44,000 for a nurse's salary for six months, resulting in a net savings to the hospital of $214,048. The initiative took place from July December 2010.

"This is truly an example of taking infection prevention directly to the patient's bedside," said Russell N. Olmsted, MPH, CIC, APIC 2011 president. "Kudos to UMMC for showcasing the power of prevention right here in the host city for APIC 2011."


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Contact: Liz Garman
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Association for Professionals in Infection Control
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