Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Aim: Reduce the incidence of harm due to catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) to less than 1 per 1,000 catheter days by December 2013.

California Prevalence: 1.34 per 1,000 catheter days.
Source — Collaborative results presentation: Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections in California’s General Acute Care Hospitals: Results of the California Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention Initiative (CHAIPI), PSC Meeting Feb. 8, 2011.