Kansas Healthcare Collaborative

American Hospital Association/Health Research and Educational Trust

As part of a federal quality improvement effort, Kansas hospitals are reducing the odds that patients will get certain types of infections.

And while that effort provides information on hospital quality throughout the state, finding information about the quality of care at individual hospitals remains a challenge.

Area Hospitals Intensify Patient Safety Efforts

Jun 18, 2012
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Nationwide, about one in twenty patients will contract a hospital associated infection, leading to tens of thousands of deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.