State HAI Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its 2013 Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlighting policies and practices aimed at preventing or reducing problems affecting public health.  Individual reports are available for all 50 states and the District of Columbia on various health topics, including healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The individual state HAI PSRs […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released its annual 2011 healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) report showing a decrease in the overall number and rate of HAIs acquired by patients while receiving medical care. The report contains data for three hospital performance benchmarks: catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI), and six different […]

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The Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research (OHPR) has recently released a report pertaining to the state’s Healthcare Acquired Infection (HAI) Reporting Program.  The report contains HAI data for the 2009-2010 reporting period. The Oregon legislature passed the state’s mandatory reporting law in 2007.  Known as House Bill 2524 (HB 2524), the law assigned […]

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