TITLE

Leapfrog: 87% of hospitals fail to take all recommended steps to avoid four common infections

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2007, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of the Leapfrog Hospital Quality and Safety Survey in September 2007. According to findings, 87 percent of U. S. hospitals surveyed by the Leapfrog Group do not have all of the recommended policies in place to prevent many of the most common health care-acquired infections. The Leapfrog Survey asked hospitals about their practices related to the prevention of four common infections, as well as about hand hygiene.
ACCESSION #
27172348

 

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