State Reports

The North Carolina Department of Health Prevention Program has issued it’s latest healthcare-associated infection (HAI) quarterly report. The prevention program issues year-to-date statistical updates on a quarterly basis.  This newest report contains hospital-specific data from North Carolina short-term acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities.  The data contained in the report […]

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In a new report issued on June 30, 2013, the Hawaii State Department of Health (HDOH) presents information about healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) among patients treated in Hawaii’s acute care facilities. This is the first report containing HAI data issued by the state since the Hawaii legislature passed legislation in 2011 requiring HAI public reporting. The report […]

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A new report issued by The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) indicates Pennsylvania’s hospitals are making significant process in reducing and eliminating infections, preventable readmissions, and patient harm. The report, Pennsylvania Hospital Quality: Achieving More Together, provides an overview of the quality and patient safety initiatives of hospitals across the commonwealth. Key findings […]

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HAIs in the news: DemocratandChronicle.com, December 23, 2012 Reporter Patti Singer discusses New York’s annual report on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) released in November 2011. “It’s a bird’s eye view,” said Linda Greene, registered nurse and director of infection prevention at Rochester General Health System. “It gives you a head’s up on how a hospital is […]

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The Illinois Hospital Association has issued a memorandum to the Chief Executive Officers of Illinois member hospitals and health systems stating that new hospital-specific data on Clostridium difficile and MRSA rates for the period of January to June 2012 is scheduled to be released soon. The new data on C. difficile and MRSA rates will […]

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The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) recently issued its 2012 Report on Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). The report summarizes data reporting for central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and surgical site infections (SSIs) for the period of January 2008 through June 2011.  CLABSI data is presented as standardized infection ratios (SIRs) and rates by individual Tennessee hospital, […]

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The State of Colorado, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has issued a new annual status report on the state’s Health Facility-Acquired Infections Disclosure Initiative.  The report was issued on January 13, 2012. The report contains facility-acquired infection data from Colorado hospitals, hospital units, long-term acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and dialysis […]

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released its December 2011 Semi-Annual Bulletin (Volume 4, No. 2) about dialysis event reporting in Colorado. The report bulletin, written to fulfill the requirements of the Colorado Hospital-Acquired Infections Disclosure Act, contains information about the risk of infection for hemodialysis patients as well as aggregate […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released its annual report on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).  The report, the third issued by the state, is a compilation of data collected from Pennsylvania hospitals during 2010. The report includes HAI-related information pertaining to catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI), and six different forms […]

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The New York State Department of Health has issued its annual Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI) report.  Issued on September 20, buy 2011, physician this is the fourth annual report issued by the state since reporting began in 2007. The report is a compilation of 2010 data from 177 hospitals.  It provides HAI rates for the following: […]

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The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) has recently reported about the important accomplishments of Tennessee hospitals in reducing hospital-associated infections (HAIs). A TCPS news release notes, treat as a result of the collaboration between TCPS, patient the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA), BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation, and 122 Tennessee hospitals, improvements were seen […]

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The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC) has issued a press release announcing the release of an updated set of Iowa healthcare-associated infection (HAI) hospital performance information. The press release was issued Tuesday, August 16, 2011. The IHC has served as an active partner with Iowa hospitals for reducing infections.  According to the press release, IHC has […]

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The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, try Division of Public Health Services, sickness Infectious Disease Surveillance Section (NH DHHS), has issued its 2010 Healthcare-Associated Infections Report (Report). The report, released on August 1, 2011, contains HAI data reported by thirty-one New Hampshire hospitals during 2010.  The report is mandated by state law. […]

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The Wisconsin Division of Public Health (DPH) has issued a new report pertaining to Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) hospital data reported by Wisconsin hospitals.  The report contains CLABSI data for the years 2009 to 2010. According to a news release issued by DPH, Wisconsin hospitals participating in the state’s voluntary infection prevention project “achieved […]

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NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Secretary Catherine Torres, no rx M.D. July 28, and 2011 Dept. of Health Release Latest Report on Healthcare-Associated Infections  (Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that the New Mexico Healthcare-associated Infections Initiative is helping to reduce serious infections statewide and enabling a growing number of […]

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Illinois Hospitals Reporting Fewer Infections New information to help Illinoisans make better decisions about health care providers   SPRINGFIELD, patient ILL. – Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold today announced that overall, ask hospitals in Illinois reported fewer health care-associated infections in 2010 compared to 2009. As part of its continual update of […]

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The Rhode Island Department of Health issues several public reports comparing hospitals on certain quality clinical measures. Reports related to preventing poor outcomes include: Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI); methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections; hospital-acquired pressure ulcers; hospital employee influenza (flu) vaccines; hand hygiene; and surgical care improvement project. The state’s MRSA bloodstream infections […]

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The Virginia Department of Health has issued its most recent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) Quarterly Report. The report includes data on healthcare-associated infections for the dates of January 1, check 2011 to March 31, treat 2011. Virginia regulations require the collection and reporting of intensive care unit (ICU) CLABSI data by all acute care […]

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Provided by Kaiser Health News By Sarah Varney MAY 28, 2011 This story was done in collaboration with our partner . What’s worse: Losing face or losing money? Under laws in more than two dozen states and new Medicare rules that went into effect earlier this year, hospitals are required to report infections, risking their reputations as sterile […]

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  New Report Issued by Pennsylvania PHC4 Shows Data for Cardiac Surgery Patients and Healthcare Associated Infections A new report released on May 19, 2011 by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) provides information about 30,956 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries and/or valve surgeries that were performed in Pennsylvania hospitals in 2008 […]

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