Saving Lives and Reducing Harm: A CAUTI Reduction Program

Kerri Ann Scanlon, MSN, RN; Celia M. Wells, PhD(c), RN; Launette Woolforde, EdD, DNP, RN-BC; Aradhana Khameraj, MSN, RN; Jennifer Baumgarten, MBA

Disclosures

Nurs Econ. 2017;35(3):134-141. 

In This Article

Objectives

  1. Reduce hospital ICU and Northwell Health ICU CAUTI SIR to <1 within 12 months by year-end 2014 and 0.85 within 18 months by June 30, 2015.

  2. Reduce hospital ICU and Northwell Health ICU CAUTI incidence by 25% within 12 months by year-end 2014 and a stretch goal of 50% within 18 months by June 30, 2015.

  3. Reduce hospital ICU and Northwell Health ICU catheter days by 25% within 12 months by year-end 2014 and a stretch goal of 50% within 18 months by June 30, 2015.

  4. Measure and report financial impact for NSUH and Northwell Health related to cost avoidance associated with CAUTI reduction.

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