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Quality push curbs infections in neonatal ICUs: AHRQ
Modern Physician

A group of 100 hospital neonatal intensive-care units participating in a government-funded quality initiative made big strides in reducing rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections, according to data from HHS‘ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

The NICUs, located in nine states, were part of an AHRQ-funded initiative known as On the CUSP: Stop BSI, which relies on the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Protocol, or CUSP.