October 31, 2017
Today, the Leapfrog Group has released its 2017 Hospital Safety Grades report that scores hospitals with letter grades to assess infection prevention and cleanliness, support of “strong health care teams,” and error prevention. The report is one of many quality resources that supply information for health care consumers and patients.
October 19, 2017
This week HAP, Pennsylvania hospitals, and the health care community worldwide are observing International Infection Prevention Week, October 15–21, 2017. This year’s theme is antibiotic resistance.
October 04, 2017
Today, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released findings from its analysis of sepsis hospitalizations. According to PHC4’s research brief, Sepsis Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania, patients hospitalized with sepsis saw a 28 percent decrease in the average length of stay during 2016 compared to 2008.
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