The article, “Top Hospital Infection Costs Estimated at $9.8B Per Year”, by Alan states
“Researchers estimate the annual cost of the top five health care infections in the U.S. at $9.8 billion, with a third of that from surgical site infections.”
American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight:
Sugerical site infections are a big issue that is costing hosptials billions. Case managers can help monitor and watch potential situations from developing into larger issues of infection. This article reviews how prevalent this issue for hospitalized patients.