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 participating in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's safety program dropped by 58% in 11 months. A report said the program helped prevent an estimated 131 infections and up to 41 deaths and saved more than $2 million in medical costs.

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