Report: N.J. hospitals avoid 14,000 HAIs through faster data

04/27/2012 | NJSpotlight.com (New Jersey)

The 21 New Jersey hospitals participating in a program to reduce hospital-acquired infections by speeding up data access and analysis have avoided approximately 14,000 HAIs in six years, saving about $51 million, a report said. Some hospitals use CareFusion's surveillance technology, MedMined, while others have developed their own infection-control programs.

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