Catheter Associated UTI (CAUTI) Initiative

Nancy Leveille and Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

HANYS is coordinating NYS Nursing Homes (NH) that wish to participate in a new AHRQ grant project to improve CAUTI rates in NHs nationally.

If you are interested in improving your CAUTI rates and associated re-admissions and would like some focused assistance in such a Quality Improvement project, listen in to their free webinar this coming Monday on March 10, 2014 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Topic: CAUTI Nursing Home Initiative

Date:  Monday, March 10, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Meeting Number: 711 185 216

Meeting Password: CAUTIltc1

To start or join the online meeting

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Go to https://hanys.webex.com/hanys/j.php?MTID=mfc828334a178e7896b41db2dc2f3bfbf

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Audio conference information

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Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-866-469-3239

Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-429-3300

Toll-free dialing restrictions:  http://www.webex.com/pdf/tollfree_restrictions.pdf

Access code: 711 185 216

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For assistance

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1.    Go to https://hanys.webex.com/hanys/mc

2.    On the left navigation bar, click Support.

To add this meeting to your calendar program (for example Microsoft Outlook), click this link:

https://hanys.webex.com/hanys/j.php?MTID=m29e34a51b41b065b8dd011909b5de4c7

To check whether you have the appropriate players installed for UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files, go to https://hanys.webex.com/hanys/systemdiagnosis.php.

http://www.webex.com

CCM:+16504293300x711185216#

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Questions can be directed to me or our Project Manager, Amy Jones at ajones@hanys.org or (518) 431-7650. 

It is a very limited study (minimum 15 NHs sustained for 1 year) so they looking for more than 15 to start.  NYS DOH is very supportive and shared this project info with their C-diff study participants.

We are extending the stated registration deadline to March 17, 2014.

  NYSHFA CONTACTS: Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20
  Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15