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California Department of Healthcare Services

Neonatal Quality Improvement Initiative

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) Branch and California Children’s Hospital Association (CCHA) are jointly sponsoring a statewide Neonatal Quality Improvement Initiative (NQI), which began September 2006 and includes an experienced multidisciplinary project team working to improve neonatal care by reducing/eliminating catheter associated blood stream infections (CABSIs) and other hospital-acquired infections in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).

Program Overview