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5 ways to reduce hospital-acquired infections

5 ways to reduce hospital-acquired infections
April 24, 2014
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By Katie Sullivan

Although the rates of infection dropped over the past few years, pneumonia, surgical site infections, gastrointestinal infections and Clostridium difficile still plague hospitals, killing about 75,000 people in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As healthcare organizations prepare for healthcare payment reform, seek to reduce readmissions and improve care quality in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, preventing infections and other adverse events are key to the future of healthcare delivery.

FierceHealthcare compiled the a list of strategies hospitals and healthcare systems can use to reduce hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)--click through the pages below to learn more.