AHRQ’s Funded Projects to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections

Following is a synopsis of the information found on ARHQ’s web page at: http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/haify09.htm. The problems addressed in these projects afflict individuals in the home setting as well as institutions. Although home health and hospice setting are not specifically mentioned, lessons learned and practices identified for reducing infections will be applicable to patients in the…