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Reduction in CAUTI Rates: Follow-up Coaching Call for November 30 Webinar Participants

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Thursday, January 25, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.

After the November 30 webinar on strategies for reduction in catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), Dr. Sanjay Saint returns to answer questions from attendees of the November 30 event and provide coaching in real time for our hospitals. Receive real-time personalized coaching from Dr. Saint on strategies for success.

Please refer to November 30, 2017 for part 1 of the Reduction in CAUTI Rates: Practical Solutions for Improvement. Dr. Saint will be covering three main focus areas on the improvement of CAUTI rates. These include common practices that contribute to the increase of CAUTI rate, some strategies for improvement of CAUTI rates and the role of the physician engagement in the prevention of CAUTI.

The broad objectives for the webinar are as follows:
- Discuss common hospital practices that contribute to increased CAUTI rates.
- Describe practical strategies for improvement in CAUTI rates.
- Describe the role of physician engagement in the prevention of CAUTI.

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Speaker: Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, is the Chief of Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the George Dock Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan.

His research focuses on patient safety, implementation science, and medical decision-making. Dr. Saint has authored approximately 320 peer-reviewed papers with over 110 appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, The Lancet, or the Annals of Internal Medicine. He serves on the editorial board of 7 peer-reviewed journals including the Annals of Internal Medicine, is a Special Correspondent to the New England Journal of Medicine, and is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).

Dr. Saint has written for The Wall Street Journal, Detroit News, and Detroit Free Press, and has given a TEDx talk on culture change in healthcare. He is also the lead author of a book published by Oxford University Press entitled: “Preventing Hospital Infections: Real-World Problems, Realistic Solutions.” In 2016, he received the Mark Wolcott Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs as the National VA Physician of the Year and was elected as an international honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London).

Dr. Saint received his Medical Doctorate from UCLA, completed a medical residency and chief residency at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), and obtained a Masters in Public Health (as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar) from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been a visiting professor at over 75 universities and hospitals in the United States, Europe, and Japan, and has active research studies underway with investigators in Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Australia, and Thailand.