Impact of participation in the California Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Initiative on adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices for patient safety and health care–associated infection rates in a cohort of acute care general hospitals.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
This study demonstrated that hospitals participating in the California Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Initiative (CHAIPI) had significant improvements in adoption and implementation of evidence-based patient safety practices. However, there were no differences in health care–associated infection rates compared with non-CHAIPI hospitals.