TITLE

Techno Infection Control

AUTHOR(S)
COLE, BEN
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2008, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the first phase of a BlueShield of California Foundation data-mining initiative which helped 11 California hospitals reduce hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and control cost. A comprehensive technology services model called MedMined from Cardinal Health was used to automatically identify and track infection outbreaks. Also cited is the benefit of the MedMined services. Other states that implemented the technology are New Jersey and Alabama.
ACCESSION #
34242775

 

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