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Cost-effectiveness of a quality improvement programme to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units in the USA.

Herzer KR, Niessen L, Constenla DO, et al. BMJ open. 2014;4:e006065.

This study analyzed the cost-effectiveness of the Keystone ICU project, a highly successful program for preventing central line–associated bloodstream infections. The authors found that the intervention achieved improved safety at no additional cost to hospitals.