Five Million Lives campaign

Five Million Lives campaign

A health initiative by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement based in Boston, Massachusetts, which aims to reduce the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by
(1) hand hygiene
(2) decontamination of the environment and equipment
(3) active surveillance
(4) contact precautions for infected and colonised patients, and
(5) device bundles (central line bundle and ventilator bundle).
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Regions Hospital has been implementing initiatives since 2005 to prevent death from sepsis as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Five Million Lives Campaign.