Report Shows 17% Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions

Report Shows 17% Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions

A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today shows that thanks in part to provisions of the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 87,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and nearly $20 billion in healthcare costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2014. Read more about this on Infection Control Today.

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