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Hospitals slash central line infections with program that empowers nurses

by jmiller on October 31, 2012

This JAMA Medical News & Perspectives article features the Implementation of the CUSP (Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program), an initiative rolled out at hospitals nationwide to curb hospital-acquired infections has eliminated these infections for 31 months at Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville, Texas, by listening to the wisdom of frontline caregivers.  AHRQ has released a CUSP toolkit, including videos, presentation slides, and other training tools. (http://www.ahrq..gov/cusptoolkit/Click here to read full-text