Welcome to the Tiger Institute

The Tiger Institute for Health Innovation is working to improve the health of Missourians both within the University of Missouri Health System and with partners throughout Missouri.

Missouri Health Care Providers

The Tiger Institute strives to connect health care providers with each other and with patients to improve quality, lower costs, and increase access for all Missourians.

Oct 30

Reducing CAUTI infection rates

A catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) occurs when germs enter the urinary tract through the urinary catheter and cause infection. CAUTIs have been associated with increased morbidity, mortality, health care costs, and length of stay. The risk of CAUTI can be reduced by ensuring that catheters are used only when needed and removed as soon […]

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