TITLE

New era of transparency on health infection data

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2010, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
52110385

 

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