Oral Abstract Session:
150. Impact of National Policy on HAI Reporting and Prevention
Friday, October 19, 2012: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: SDCC 32 AB

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Stephen G. Weber, MD, MS, The University of Chicago Medicine and Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, University of Maryland School of Medicine


2:00 PM
A Comparison of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in States with Mandatory versus Voluntary Reporting through the National Healthcare Safety Network
Katherine Ellingson, PhD ; Kelly McCormick, MSPh ; John A. Jernigan, MD, MS ; Jonathan Edwards, MStat ; Scott Fridkin, MD, FSHEA

2:15 PM
Aggregate Impact of Recovery Act Funded Prevention Collaboratives on Device- and Procedure-Associated Infections
Katherine Ellingson, PhD ; Kelly McCormick, MSPh ; Ronda Sinkowitz-Cochran, MPH ; Tiffanee Woodard, MFT ; John A. Jernigan, MD, MS ; Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA ; Jonathan Edwards, MStat ; Kimberly Rask, MD, PhD

2:30 PM
Examining the Impact of Medicare’s Policy of Non-Payment for Preventable Complications on Rates of Mediastinitis following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in U.S. Hospitals
Michael S. Calderwood, MD, MPH ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Alison Tse, ScD ; Robert Jin, MS ; Richard Platt, MD, MS, FSHEA ; Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH

2:45 PM
Does Nonpayment for Hospital-Acquired Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections Lead to Over-Testing and Increased Antimicrobial Prescribing?
Daniel Morgan, MD, MS ; Jennifer Meddings, MD, MSc ; Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MScE ; Michelle Shardell, PhD ; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH ; Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS ; Marci Drees, MD, MS ; Lisa Pineles, MA ; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD ; Jason E. Bowling, MD ; David K. Henderson, MD ; Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH, FSHEA ; Anthony Harris, MD, MPH ; SHEA Research Network

3:00 PM
Reliability-Adjusted Standardized Infection Ratios for Public Reporting
Jonathan Edwards, MStat ; Dan Pollock, MD ; Scott Fridkin, MD, FSHEA

3:15 PM
The Morbidity and Preventability of Ventilator-Associated Conditions
Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC ; Tasnim Sinuff, MD, PhD, FRCPC ; Xuran Jiang, MSc ; Andrew Day, MSc ; John Muscedere, MD, FRCPC

CME Credits:


S. G. Weber, Joint Commission Resources: Consultant, Salary

D. Morgan, None

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