Hospital Infections Dropped After Pandemic-Era Surge

November 6, 2023

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(Axios) – Hospital-acquired infection rates fell at health systems across the country last year after a marked increase during the pandemic, according to new data from the patient safety watchdog Leapfrog Group. Why it matters: The pandemic-era data had raised alarm bells about a possible reversal in the hospital industry’s yearslong progress against preventable and often dangerous infections acquired during the course of a patient’s care. (Read More)