Eliminating Health Care–Associated Infections: State Policy Options


Eliminating Health Care–Associated Infections: State Policy Options


The purpose of this toolkit is to provide guidance to senior policymakers on various promising ways to use legal and policy interventions as tools to implement comprehensive health care–associated infection (HAI) prevention programs. The guide outlines several policies related to reporting, training, and financial incentives and disincentives aimed at decreasing HAIs.



Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Release Date: 2011
Original Summary: May 2013
Last Updated: 07/03/13

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