Healthcare-Associated Infections - Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Healthcare-Associated Infections - Bronson Methodist 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 Methodist Hospital tries to prevent HAIs by following guidelines for safe care.

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4/1/2016 to 3/31/2017

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Benchmark

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in ICU's and and select areas

No different than the National Benchmark 1

Surgical site infections from colon surgery (SSI: Colon)

Lower numbers are better

Better than the U.S. National Benchmark

1.0

Surgical site infections from abdominal hysterectomy (SSI: hysterectomy)

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

No different than the U.S. National Benchmark

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

Lower numbers are better
No different than the U.S. National Benchmark 1.0

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on January 11, 2018

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