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Ontario expands public reporting of hospital-acquired infections

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is expanding the information of hospital-acquired illneses posted on its Website. Since May 28,2008, when the government announced an eight-point public reporting program for hospitals, the Minsitry has posted information about some hospital-acquired illnesses on its websites - including Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease (C. Difficile or CDAD), Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), and Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcis (VRE). In addition, the Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio (HSMR) is also being reported publicly.