40. Improving Healthcare-Associated Infection Metrics
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: W 2006-2008

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • explain how CMS selects HAI measures for quality reporting programs
  • discuss methodology to improve risk adjustment of quality measures
  • discuss improving metric communication and interpretation for patients and consumers.

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Trainee, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, Washington University and Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-202-L04-P


H. Babcock, None

D. Yokoe, None

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