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Director's Letter by Seth A. Eisen, M.D., M.Sc.
Research and Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections
by Gary A. Roselle, M.D., VHA National Director, Infectious Diseases Program, VA
Central Office and Chief, Medical Service, Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Crucial Opportunities for Addressing HAIs
by Bradley N. Doebbeling, M.D., M.Sc., Senior Investigator, VA HSR&D Center on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Indianapolis, Indiana
Reducing MRSA Health Care-Associated Infections
by Rajiv Jain, M.D., Director, VHA MRSA Prevention Program,
and Acting Chief Consultant for Medical-Surgical Services in the Office
of Patient Care Services, and Martin E. Evans, M.D., Associate Director,
VHA MRSA Prevention Program
Tackling Hand-Hygiene Compliance: An Organizational Approach
by Carol VanDeusen Lukas, Ed.D., Center for Organization, Leadership and Management
Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, and Robert A. Petzel, M.D., VA Under Secretary for Health
Urinary Tract Infection in U.S.
by Sarah L. Krein, Ph.D., R.N., and Sanjay Saint, M.D., M.P.H., HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Creating Systems to Improve ICU Outcomes:
Reducing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections and Ventilator Pneumonia in VA ICUs
by Marta L. Render, M.D., Chief, VA Inpatient Evaluation Center, Cincinnati,
Ohio, Rachael Hasselbeck, M.S.N., Director, Implementation, VA Inpatient Evaluation Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Peter Almenoff, M.D., Assistant
Deputy Under Secretary for Quality and Safety, VA Office of Quality and Safety, Kansas City, Missouri
Goldstein Receives 2010 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement