Progress Toward Eliminating Health Care-Associated Infections (HAI)

Event Presentations

Day 1: Plenary Session Presentations

Overview and Charge [PDF - 64kb]
This presentation gives an overview of the meeting purpose and goals, as well as background on the HAI Action Plan and the Affordable Care Act.

Measuring Progress Toward Achievement of HHS Action Plan Goals: Data Overview [PDF - 209kb]

Working Group Presentation [PDF - 86kb]
Brief working group reports from 1) Prevention and Implementation, 2) Research, 3) Information Systems and Technology, 4) Incentives and Oversight, 5) Outreach, Messaging and Communications, 6) Evaluation, and 7) Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel.

Perspectives from the Field [PDF - 743kb]
Recommendations on HAI elimination from key stakeholder groups.

Day 2: Plenary Session Presentations

Opening Plenary: HHS Action Plan for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections: Development and Implementation [PDF - 101kb]

Ambulatory Surgical Center Presentation [PPT - 1104kb]

HHS National Quality Strategy and End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program [PDF - 509kb]

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Presentations

  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP): Pathogenesis, Definitions & Outcomes, Craven [PDF - 4771kb]
  • VAP: Current State of Prevention, Diekema [PDF - 382kb]
  • Surveillance for VAP at CDC: Current Approach, Challenges, and Future Directions, Magill [PDF - 427kb]
  • Issues in the Diagnosis of VAP: Definitions for Use in a Prevention Measure, Niederman [PDF - 400kb]

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