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Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) inside hospitals are a worldwide problem. A special subset, called "superbugs," have the ability to withstand antibiotic defenses. This
Modern Healthcare Insights White Paper details the most common pathogens that are causing superbugs, and strategies used to combat them. Published Oct. 10, 2014.
Hospital leaders and quality and safety officials who buy this brief will learn:
- Risk factors for healthcare-associated infection (HAI)
- How health systems are using surveillance techniques to detect superbugs
- How abtibiotic stewardship is being used to combat the epidemic
- To instill infection control in case a superbug outbreak happens