Vermont’s statewide MDRO Collaborative brings hospitals and long-term care facilities (LTCFs) together to reduce the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) between healthcare facilities. Read about the MDRO Collaborative in this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Safe Healthcare Blog post by State Epidemiologist Patsy Kelso, PhD or in this 2012 Health Department Infectious Disease Bulletin article
The CDC’s NHSN is the most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. It provides healthcare facilities, states, and the CDC with data needed to identify problem areas, measure progress of prevention efforts, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections.
Get Smart for Healthcare
Get Smart for Healthcare is a CDC campaign focused on improving prescribing practices in inpatient healthcare facilities.
CDC has a sample inter-facility transfer form to foster communication during transitions of care.