HAIs in Hospitals

The New England QIN-QIO has resources and education available to hospital administration and staff to help them improve patient outcomes, Healthcare-Acquired Conditions (HAC) and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) scores and reduce unplanned readmissions.

Our education covers a variety of topics, including:

  • Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)
  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
  • Catheter utilization
  • Clostridium difficile infections (CDI)
  • CDC’s Ventilator-Associated Events (VAE) algorithms
Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded 16 national, regional, or state hospital associations and health system organizations the Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks (HIINs) contract.

Read more on the CMS website.