Report: Pennsylvania sees decrease in hospital infections

06/25/2010 | Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, Pa.)

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported a 12.5% decrease in overall hospital infections for 2009, as compared with information for the second half of 2008. The report, however, found five local hospitals to have higher rates for urinary tract and central line-associated bloodstream infections. The state is planning next to release data on infections in surgical areas.

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