Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections

Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH) assists select hospitals in quality improvement initiatives to improve the quality of care and level of patient safety delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.

Quality improvement will occur by reducing the following HAIs:

  • Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs)
  • CAUTIs
  • Surgical Site Infections
  • Clostridium difficile Infections


  • For more information call:
    Pat Smith at (601)-957-1575

    Core Measures Pocket Guide



    The pocket guide contains the SCIP/HF measures, recommended prophylactic antibiotics, VTE prophylaxis, and the ACE/ARB Inhibitors. Please see the instruction document for printing and assembly directions.

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    Information & Quality Healthcare
    385 B Highland Colony Parkway Ste. 504
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    Phone: 601-957-1575/1-800-844-0500  Fax: 601-956-1713
    Website: www.iqh.org