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STRIVE - States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement

More than 20 Kansas hospitals participated in the final cohort of STRIVE, a patient safety improvement program for hospitals working to improve general infection prevention and control practices. The 12-month program for acute care hospitals and LTACHs began June 2017.

STRIVE was a national initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and administered by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET). Hospitals collaborated to work on practices to reduce healthcare-associated infections, such as Clostridium difficile infections (CDI), central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia.

State partners in this initiative included Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care and the Kansas Department of Health & Environment.


 For more information, webinar recordings, online learning modules and more, visit the national STRIVE website at www.hret.org/quality/projects/strive.shtml.

For more information, contact Chuck Duffield, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Michele Clark, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 785-235-0763.