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Goal Leader(s)

Marilyn B. Tavenner
CMS Administrator
Program Lead: Patrick Conway
M.D., Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and CMS Chief Medical Officer

 

Improve patient safety

By September 30, 2013, reduce the national rate of healthcare-associated infections by demonstrating significant, quantitative and measurable reductions in hospital-acquired central line-associated bloodstream infections and catheter-associated urinary tract infections.