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	Massachusetts infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $1,258,916
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; Data Validation; Hemodialysis Bloodstream Infections (BSI); and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $468,006
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Prevention Program, Data Validation, and Hemodialysis
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $658,747
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,655,637
  • 2014 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $396,961
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), Data Validation, and Hemodialysis BSI
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $704,151
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Healthcare, and Initial Implementation of the CLABSI Validation Guidance to Ensure the Quality of HAI Data
  • From 2009-2012 Massachusetts received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

Massachusetts state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 566 KB]

Massachusetts HAI reports

State Contact:

Eileen McHale
Patient Safety Ombudsman
Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction
99 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA 02111-1703

Phone: (617) 753-7324

Eileen.mchale@state.ma.us

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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