After seeing a spike in hospital-acquired infections, leaders at Nationwide Children's Hospital decided they needed to take drastic action.
A proposed California bill would require providers state-wide to report deaths caused by antimicrobial-resistant infections.
Three kinds of infections declined, but not to target levels. And rates for certain urinary tract infections didn't fall at all.
In medical emergencies, patients have few alternatives to calling 911 or rushing to the emergency department for costly care. That's the status quo, but a growing number of providers, payers and agencies are testing care approaches that help patients in novel and proactive ways.