Survey of infection control programs in a large national healthcare system

Thomas R. Talbot, Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor, Robert A. Greevy, Hayley Burgess, Mark V. Williams, Jayant K. Deshpande, Patsy McFadden, Matthew B. Weinger, Jane Englebright, Robert S. Dittus, Theodore Speroff

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In light of consumers' and regulators' increasing focus on infection prevention, infection control practices and resources were surveyed at 134 hospitals owned by the Hospital Corporation of America. Infection control practices and resources varied substantially among hospitals, and many facilities reported difficulty acquiring the data they needed to report infection rates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1401-1403
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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