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HAIs are listed among the top ten leading causes of death in the United States. It is estimated that each year there are more than 1.7 million infections, 99,000 deaths, and $3.1 billion dollars in excess healthcare costs in acute care hospitals alone.

The Montana Healthcare-Associated Prevention Initiative is committed to the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) by:


MHAIPI Catch-Up Newsletter 10/01/2013

CRE MT Webinar 10/10/2013

CRE MT Webinar Recording 10/10/2013

MHAIPI Roundtable Summary

CDC Position on Use of Single-Dose Vials

2011 NHSN SIR Report

CMS IPPS HAI Reporting Cheat Sheet

Contact Us

Joel Merriman, MPH
Syndromic Surveillance / HAI Coordinator
Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Phone: (406) 444-0274