PQCNC has been formally contracted by the American Hospital Association to spearhead a National CABSI project (NCABSI). Marty McCaffrey will serve as the national clinical leader for this project. At the state level the initiative in North Carolina will be led by Dr. Sheri Carroll, Neonatologist with Coastal Carolina Neonatology with the help of Brandi Page, Neonatal ICU Nurse Manager at Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital.
National CABSI Initiative
March 24, 2013 - NCABSI Nation is getting bigger. Phase II includes 4 new states - California, Illinois, Kentucky, and Oregon, in addition to the 9 original states for a total of 13 states and over 175 facilities. Stay tuned! Read more...
March 19, 2013 - In case you you do not receive AHRQ’s monthly “Research Activities” newsletter, we wanted to let you know the PQCNC coordinated 'NCABSI Nation' project made the full front cover!Central line-associated bloodstream infections ( Read more...
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in newborns were reduced by 58 percent in less than a Learn more...