Is There a Correlation Between Infection Control Performance and Other Hospital Quality Measures?

Lyndsay M. O'Hara, Daniel J. Morgan, Lisa Pineles, Shanshan Li, Carol Sulis, Jason Bowling, Marci Drees, Jesse T. Jacob, Deverick J. Anderson, David K. Warren, Anthony D. Harris

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Abstract

Quality measures are increasingly reported by hospitals to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), yet there may be tradeoffs in performance between infection control (IC) and other quality measures. Hospitals that performed best on IC measures did not perform well on most CMS non-IC quality measures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)736-739
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume38
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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