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  • Why Not The Best? Comparative Reports on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

    Users of WhyNotTheBest.org can now search for and compare data for nearly 1,000 hospitals on the incidence of central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs)—one of the most lethal hospital-acquired complications. The data show wide variation in CLABSI incidence, in spite of strong evidence on how to prevent them. The updated data is made possible through a partnership among The Commonwealth Fund, The Leapfrog Group, and Consumers Union.

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  • On January 22, 2010 Carolyn Faenger posted:

    My father broke his wrist and had it set with a pin. The site became infected with staph within a couple of days. It is extremely important to keep our medical facilities as clean as possible and for consumers to be aware of the hospitals infection rates.

  • On April 15, 2010 William McEachen posted:

    There is too much room for improvement

  • On April 16, 2010 PL Metsinger posted:

    Just do what is Right for a change