Local, nationwide, and global impact of Dr. Saint’s work

  • Michigan initiative reduced CAUTI rates by 25 percent
  • Initiative to reduce CAUTI is now in place in 1 out of every 5 U.S. hospitals
  • National intervention has decreased CAUTI rates in non-intensive care settings by 32 percent, and significantly reduced catheter use
  • VA campaign to reduce hospital-acquired conditions has spread regionally and across the country
  • Working with WHO on a worldwide CAUTI prevention initiative
  • Preventing Hospital Infections: Real-World Problems, Realistic Solutions (Saint, Krein, Stock; Oxford Press) being translated into Japanese and Italian