Achieving Smarter Health Care

Weinstock, Matthew
December 2013
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2013, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on research conducted by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) which investigated whether screening and isolating infected patients, screening, isolating and decolonizing patients or decolonizing all patients without any screening, was effective in attacking methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care units. A discussion of the views that Jonathan Perlin of the HCA has about the research results is presented.


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