Study: Hospital-acquired infections boost costs seven-fold

03/29/2006 | Washington Post, The

Patients in Pennsylvania who acquired infections during hospital stays in 2004 had bills that were seven times higher than those who did not get an infection, according to a new study. Researchers say the problem reflects the high cost of the growing universal problem of hospital-acquired infections and the need to better address the problem.

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