TITLE

Hospital-Acquired Conditions Decline 17% Over 3 Years

PUB. DATE
March 2015
SOURCE
MEDSURG Nursing;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report "Interim Update on 2013 Annual Hospital-Acquired Condition Rate and Estimates of Cost Savings and Deaths Averted From 2010 to 2013," released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showing the decline of hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013.
ACCESSION #
102472715

 

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