About the National Data


Baseline: 1.00 was the national Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) for hospital-onset MRSA bacteremia infections in 2015

Target: 0.50 Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR)

Observed number of hospital-onset MRSA bacteremia infections.
Predicted number of hospital-onset MRSA bacteremia infections.
Target-setting method

Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Target-setting method details
Target-setting method justification
The target was selected to align with the National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI): Road Map to Elimination. This plan used a consensus driven process across federal HAI subject matter experts to identify a target.


Comparable HP2020 objective
Retained, which includes core objectives that are continuing from HP2020 with no change in measurement.