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Performance
Performance

Central Line Infections

Hospitals that have an ICU with patients over the age of 18 are required by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) to publicly report their CLI cases and rates per 1,000 central line days. SickKids has an ICU but does not have patients over 18 years of age and is, therefore, considered “ineligible” to publicly report this information.

However, SickKids remains committed to ensuring the utmost quality of care and patient safety. Internally we monitor our CLI cases and rates per 1,000 central line days and use this data to monitor our performance. Additionally, this data is reported to the MOHLTC.