Hospitals save $1.1M a year with HAI prevention program

08/25/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration) · HealthLeaders Media

The Michigan Keystone ICU Patient Safety Program to reduce hospital-acquired infections saved participating hospitals an average of $1.1 million per year in costs, according to a report about the Johns Hopkins initiative in the American Journal of Medical Quality. The findings "show that there is a strong connection between hospital quality and economic outcome," the study said.

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