CDC reports decrease in HAIs

November 8, 2019

National healthcare-associated infections decreased in 2018, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Acute-care hospitals reduced Clostridium difficile infections by 12 percent, according to a new CDC report.

Compared to 2015, all states but one performed better on at least two infection types.

The report, along with the detailed technical tables, provides national- and state-level data about HAIs incidence during 2018. 

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