Commentary: Making hospitals own up
Long Beach Press-Telegram, March 6, 2008
During discussions about a bill that would make the reporting of infection rates mandatory in California, a state hospital association lobbyist was quoted as saying that making hospitals collect and report data wasn't a good idea because it would take a staff member away from preventing infections. But a this article argues that public reporting is the best way to decrease infection rates.
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