Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta saved $23 million on hospital costs by slashing central-line infections by nearly 80 percent, reported Hospitals & Health Networks Daily.
Altogether, the hospital avoided 550 bloodstream infections since it launched the initiative in 2006, an overall reduction of 77 percent, according to the article. Two of the hospital’s units have had more than 1,000 days and more than 800 days, respectively, without a central-line infection.
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