Healthcare-Associated Infections - Bronson Methodist Hospital

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.

Infections

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10/1/2018 - 9/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Benchmark
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in ICUs and select wards. Better than the National Benchmark 1

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

No Different than National Benchmark 1

Surgical site infections (SSI) from colon surgery.

Lower numbers are better

No Different than National Benchmark

1

Surgical site infections (SSI) from abdominal hysterectomy.

No Different than National Benchmark

1

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) blood infections.

Lower numbers are better

No Different than National Benchmark

1

Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) intestinal infections.

Lower numbers are better

Better than the National Benchmark 1

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on May 06, 2019

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