TITLE

Automated surveillance of infections would benefit patients and hospitals

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2007, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the result of a survey on automated surveillance of infections in U.S. hospitals. Automated surveillance of infections would better protect hospital patients from nosocomial infections, according to a survey released in February by the Premier Inc. health care alliance. Only 13 percent of the responding hospitals utilize automated surveillance. Respondents cited timeliness of data as their main concern with manual surveillance methods.
ACCESSION #
24587266

 

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