Accreditation

Study: Hospitals need to improve ICU infection control practices

Accreditation Insider, February 11, 2014

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Accreditation Insider!

New research from Columbia University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that if hospitals bolster their use and development of infection control in intensive care units (ICU), they can substantially reduce healthcare-acquired infections (HAI).

The report estimates that HAIs result in $33 billion in additional healthcare costs each year.

Go here to read the HealthLeaders Media article about the study.</



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Accreditation Insider!

Most Popular