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Are Health Insurance Premiums Affected by Healthcare-Associated Infections?

According to a recent report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 25 hospital patients have at least one Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI). In 2011, an estimated 722,000 patients...more

Also in the News - March 3, 2014

HHS Requests Comments on New Targets for 2020 HAI Action Plan – On February 25, 2014, HHS requested public comment on new 2020 targets for the Health Care-Associated Infection (HAI) Action Plan after the expiration of the...more

How to Avoid Hospital-Acquired Infections

Hospitals pride themselves on their cleanliness and sterile procedures. But as a recent article from Huffington Post discussed, one in 20 patients contracts an infection while they are in the hospital, and almost 100,000...more

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