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Right to learn hospital infection rates survives bid to stop it in legislature

Cleveland Plain Dealer, December 23, 2008

Ohio hospitals will now be required to make infection information public, despite an attempt by the state's Hospital Association to stop it. The group hoped to curtail the measure, trying to push through legislation. The Hospital Measures Advisory Council recommended in a 2006 law that hospitals disclose information about common infections, and whether facilities are vigilant about practices that reduce infection risk.