Healthcare-Associated Infections - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Healthcare-Associated Infections - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are serious conditions that occur in some patients in the hospital. Many HAIs occur when devices, such as central lines and urinary catheters, are inserted into the body. Bronson Battle Creek Hospital tries to prevent HAIs by following guidelines for safe care.

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1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

Bronson
Battle Creek
National Benchmark

Central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI)

Lower numbers are better

0.258

1.0

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Lower numbers are better

0.376

1.0

Surgical site infections from colon surgery (SSI: Colon)

Lower numbers are better

No different than the U.S. National Benchmark

1.0

Surgical site infections from abdominal hysterectomy surgery (SSI: Hysterectomy)

Lower numbers are better

No different than the U.S. National Benchmark

1.0
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Blood Laboratory-identified Events (Bloodstream infections)

Lower numbers are better

0.787

1.0
Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Laboratory-identified Events (Intestinal infections)

Lower numbers are better

1.246

1.0

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on December 03, 2018

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