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Maryland infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • One of 10 state health departments in the Emerging Infections Programs (EIP) network
  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $2,752,575
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity; and Antimicrobial Resistance Regional Laboratory Network (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $109,500
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $690,405
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,314,012
  • 2014 ELC Funding Amount: $109,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $281,500
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Healthcare
  • From 2009-2012 Maryland received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

Maryland state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF – 671 KB]

State Contact:

Lucy E. Wilson, M.D., Sc.M.
Chief, Center for Surveillance, Infection Prevention and Outbreak Response
Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 W. Preston St, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Office: (410) 767-6710
Fax: (410) 669-4215

Theressa Lee, Director
Center for Quality Measurement and Reporting
Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

Phone: (410) 764-3328
Fax: (410) 358-1311

Maryland HealthCare Commission