New era of transparency on health infection data

July 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2010, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p80
The article discusses the First State-Specific Healthcare-Associated Infections Summary Data Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which shows an 18% decline in the incidence of central line-associated bloodstream infections. It says that the report depicts improvement in preventing health care associated infections (HAIs). Arjun Srinivasan, director of (HAI) Prevention in CDC, adds that the report is the first step in making a new move toward transparency in HAI data.


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