Network helps N.Y. hospital prevent central-line infections

10/6/2011 | Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.), The

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., said its pediatric ICU has been working with the Quality Transformation Network to reduce and prevent cases of central-line infections in hospitalized children. Since becoming part of the network, the pediatric ICU has not had a case of central-line infection for almost a year. The hospital also said its hematology/oncology unit went 291 days without a central-line bloodstream infection.

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