The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council released a report on healthcare-associated infections in the state’s hospitals. The report – The Impact of Healthcare-associated Infections in Pennsylvania 2010 – contains statewide information about healthcare-associated infections (HAIs,) which are one of the nation’s most important public health challenges. It examines mortality rates, readmission rates, length of hospital stays, payment information, and other data for patients who contract HAIs.
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- Read full report: The Impact of Healthcare-associated Infections in Pennsylvania 2010 (pdf)