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CDC Expanding Quality of Care Efforts



Denise Cardo, MD, director of the CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, cites the agency's growing ability to collect data and its improved relationship with CMS as tools in the fight to prevent hospital-acquired infections and other avoidable harms.



1 comments on "CDC Expanding Quality of Care Efforts"
Randy Fenninger (7/11/2014 at 11:19 PM)

Interesting article about CDC taking a more active role in hospital safety, especially infections. However, blood clots are a significant safety issue in hospitals, both during the inpatient stay and afterwords. Any information on how the agency is responding to that problem?