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Meeting/Conference > Government Resource
This Web site provides access to presentation materials from AHRQ's first annual conference, held in September 2007.
Health-Care-Associated Infections in Hospitals: An Overview of State Reporting Programs and Individual Hospital Initiatives to Reduce Certain Infections.
Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; September 2008. Publication GAO-08-808.
This report describes state reporting programs for health care–associated infection (HAI), hospital initiatives to reduce MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), and challenges encountered in HAI reduction.
Rockville, MD; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 2009. AHRQ Publication No. 09(10)-0084.
This publication highlights AHRQ's patient safety research efforts in the 10 years since the Institute of Medicine report, To Err Is Human, was published.
Grant > Government Resource
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011.
This AHRQ announcement lists projects funded in 2011 to evaluate how simulation can improve patient safety and health care quality.
Journal Article > Study
Validating the Patient Safety Indicators in the Veterans Health Administration: do they accurately identify true safety events?
Rosen AK, Itani KM, Cevasco M, et al. Med Care. 2012;50:74-85.
Journal Article > Commentary
Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections outside the intensive care unit: expanding prevention to new settings.
Kallen AJ, Patel PR, O'Grady NP. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;51:335-341.
This article discusses the epidemiology of catheter-related bloodstream infections and provides recommendations to prevent health care–associated infections outside the intensive care unit.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 3, 2010. Publication No. NOT-HS-11-002.
This announcement describes funding opportunities for research on health care–associated infections.
Special or Theme Issue
J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212:921-990.
Articles in this special issue explore the effectiveness of AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators in VA hospitals.
Bethesda, MD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. May 21, 2018. PA-18-790; PA-18-791.