Grant: $34,000 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Jul. 30, 2009
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Award Description: This initiative will significantly expand the awareness of proper infection control technique among ASCs and SAs, increase the extent to which infection control deficiencies are both identified and remedied, and prevent future serious infections in ASCs by: (a) Improving SA inspection capability and frequency for onsite surveys of ASCs nationwide, (b) Using a new infection control survey tool developed by the CDC and CMS, (c) Improving the survey process through the use of a CMS tracer methodology, and (d) Using multi-person teams for ASCs over a certain size or complexity.
Project Description: Six surveys of Abulatory Surgical Centers (AMSU) were completed in the month of Septembers. These surveys were above the AMSU survey workload identified in the Survey & Certification grant for FFY09.
Jobs Summary: No new jobs created with grant award. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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