QIN-QIOs focus on patient-centered, comprehensive HAI reduction targeting central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections, and ventilator-associated events (VAEs).

  • 1,100+ Hospitals recruited**
  • 450+ CLABSI infections avoided, a 16.7% reduction**
  • 400+ C. diff infections avoided, a 1.5% reduction**
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The American Health Quality Association (AHQA) is an educational, not-for-profit national membership association dedicated to promoting and facilitating fundamental change that improves the quality of health care in America. AHQA represents Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) and other professionals working to improve health care quality and patient safety.


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