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Performance Incentive Programs are Changing Hospital Purchasing Patterns

Since October 1, 2008, hospitals cannot bill Medicare for costs related to hospital-acquired vascular catheter-associated infections.1 This is a significant financial incentive for hospitals to reduce hospital-acquired infections as the cost of treating each infection averages more than $36,000.2… 398 more words

Healthcare Reform

When scrubbing isn’t enough….

At some point within the last 5 years, I am certain that all of us received some sort of training on how to prevent or reduce the incidence of… 358 more words

Infusion Nursing