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Beyond β: Lessons Learned from Implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Methicillin‐Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevention Initiative

Amanda G. Garcia‐Williams , MPH, LaToya J. Miller , MPH, Kelly H. Burkitt , PhD, Timothy Cuerdon , PhD, Rajiv Jain , MD, Michael J. Fine , MD, MSc, John A. Jernigan , MD, MS and Ronda L. Sinkowitz‐Cochran , MPH
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 31, No. 7 (July 2010), pp. 763-765
DOI: 10.1086/653818
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/653818
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Beyond β: Lessons Learned from Implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Methicillin‐Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevention Initiative
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Abstract

To describe the key strategies and potential pitfalls involved with implementing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Methicillin‐Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Prevention Initiative in a qualitative evaluation, we conducted in‐depth interviews with MRSA Prevention Coordinators at 17 VA β sites at 2 time points during program implementation.

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