Progress Toward Eliminating Healthcare-Associated Infections
Overview and Charge [PDF - 64KB]
This presentation gives an overview of the meeting purpose and goals, as well as background on the HAI Action Plan and the Affordable Care Act.
Working Group Presentation [PDF - 86KB]
Brief working group reports from 1) Prevention and Implementation, 2) Research, 3) Information Systems and Technology, 4) Incentives and Oversight, 5) Outreach, Messaging and Communications, 6) Evaluation, and 7) Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel.
Perspectives from the Field [PDF - 743KB]
Recommendations on HAI elimination from key stakeholder groups.
Ambulatory Surgical Center Presentation [PPT - 1104KB]
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Presentations
- Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP): Pathogenesis, Definitions & Outcomes, Craven [PDF - 4771KB]
- VAP: Current State of Prevention, Diekema [PDF - 382KB]
- Surveillance for VAP at CDC: Current Approach, Challenges, and Future Directions, Magill [PDF - 427KB]
- Issues in the Diagnosis of VAP: Definitions for Use in a Prevention Measure, Niederman [PDF - 400KB]