Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program

Background

The ICAR is a CDC-funded program focused on supporting state-driven efforts to assess and improve infection prevention practices and guide quality improvement activities. The assessments are completely voluntary and non-punative.

Assessment Tools

The following tools are used by state health departments for infection prevention assessments. These tools may also be used by healthcare facilities to conduct internal quality improvement assessments.

Contact Information

Acute Care Hospitals:

Acute Healthcare Facility Coordinator
317-677-5829

Long Term Care & Dialysis Facilities:

Healthcare Facilities Assessment Coordinator
317-617-5806

Outpatient Settings:

Outpatient Healthcare Assessment Coordinator 
317-499-4562

Resources

CDC Infection Control Assessment Tools

HAI Toolkit for Long Term Care (New!)

 

 

Page last updated: May 19, 2017