Pa. divulges hospital infection data in report

11/15/2006 | Reuters

In what represents the first state to make hospital infection data public, Pennsylvania has reported that more than 19,000 patients came down with an infection in 2005 at the state's 168 hospitals. The figure represented 12.2 infections per 1,000 cases, and consumer advocate groups say they hope the report will prompt other states to make their data public as well.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA