Pennsylvania reports drop in hospital-acquired infections

Fewer patients in Pennsylvania hospitals acquired an infection during their stay and fewer people died after getting one, according to a Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council report. Many hospitals have implemented infection control programs, such as Geisinger Community Medical Center, where procedures and equipment-handing protocol are in place for high-risk patients, including those in the ICU.

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