About a year ago, I wrote about the great progress made by Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northhampton, MA with regard to eliminating ventilator associated pneumonia. I now hear from Daniel J. Barrieau, RRT, CPFT, Director of Respiratory Care Service, that "we are now counting our time between incidences of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in YEARS instead of days. This week we passed the 2 year mark and took a moment to celebrate the milestone. Here is a pic of the cake. . ."