Safety program curbs infection rates in NICUs

01/27/2013 | BeckersASC.com

The rate of central line-associated bloodstream infection in neonatal intensive care units dropped by 58% in 11 months following participation in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's safety program. The report said the program helped prevent an estimated 131 infections, up to 41 deaths and saved more than $2 million in medical costs.

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