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Cost Savings – Surgical Site Infections

Preventing a single case of surgical site infection due to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus ) can save hospitals as much as $60,000.

Source: “Clinical and Financial Outcomes Due to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infection: A Multi-Center Matched Outcomes Study,” PLoS ONE, December 15, 2009,http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0008305

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December 31, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare, hospitals, quality | , ,

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