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

Journal Article

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. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017;38:736-739.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • O'Hara, LM; Morgan, DJ; Pineles, L; Li, S; Sulis, C; Bowling, J; Drees, M; Jacob, JT; Anderson, DJ; Warren, DK; Harris, AD

Published Date

  • June 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 736 - 739

PubMed ID

  • 28376943

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1559-6834

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0899-823X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/ice.2017.27

Language

  • eng