Wis. hospitals reduce ICU central line infections, data show

The rate of central line infections in ICU patients at Wisconsin hospitals decreased 21% from 2011 and 56% from a 2008 national baseline, according to data from the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. Hospitals used a quality checklist that emphasizes following standardized procedures, such as hand-washing protocols, to reduce infection risks.

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