Raising standards while watching the bottom line: making a business case for infection control.

@article{Perencevich2007RaisingSW,
  title={Raising standards while watching the bottom line: making a business case for infection control.},
  author={Eli N. Perencevich and Patricia W Stone and Sharon B. Wright and Yehuda Carmeli and David N. Fisman and S. E. Cosgrove},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1121-33}
}
While society would benefit from a reduced incidence of nosocomial infections, there is currently no direct reimbursement to hospitals for the purpose of infection control, which forces healthcare institutions to make economic decisions about funding infection control activities. Demonstrating value to administrators is an increasingly important function of… CONTINUE READING