Maryland's hospitals are joining this national program to eliminate catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).
On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and is being expanded across the country by the American Hospital Association’s Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET). MHA’s Council on Clinical & Quality Issues supports the participation of all Maryland hospitals in this important initiative.
April 23 Coaching Call:
Identification and Categorization of SUTI with Indwelling Catheter (pdf)
*Only the most recent coaching call recordings are posted. If you need a previous call, please contact Dana Bonistalli at the address on the bottom of this page.
Focusing on Appropriate Catheter Insertion - audio (mp3)
Focusing on Appropriate Catheter Insertion - slides (ppt)
*Only the most recent content call recordings are posted. If you need a previous call, please contact Dana Bonistalli at the address on the bottom of this page.
CAUTI Monthly Appropriateness Collection Tool (xlsx)
CAUTI Aggregate Analysis of Appropriateness Tool (xlsx)
CAUTI Instructions for above excel files (docx)
Unit Outcomes Tracking Template (xls)
Surveillance vs Clinical Case Definitions (pdf)
2012/2013 Calendar (pdf)
Data Collection Calendar (pdf)
Care Counts User Manual (pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Project Implementation Timeline (pdf)
Project Implementation Checklist (pdf)
CAUTI vs. CLABSI (pdf)
CAUTI Mid-Course Meeting
CAUTI Winners (pdf)
Maryland Project Team
Beverly Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeanne DeCosmo, email@example.com
Karol Wicker, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana Bonistalli, email@example.com