War on HAIs

Aug. 24, 2022
Fast Stats September 2022

The statistics on Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and Surgical Site Infections (SSI) make it all too apparent that getting infected while we are addressing health concerns is a major concern in itself. 

1. HAI and antibiotic use prevalence survey. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed October 6, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/hai/eip/antibiotic-use.html
 2. Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Patient CareLink. Accessed October 6, 2021. https://www.patientcarelink.org/improving-patient-care/healthcare-acquired-infections-hais/
3. Marchetti A, Rossiter R. Economic burden of healthcare-associated infection in US acute care hospitals: societal perspective. J Med Econ. 2013;16(12):1399-1404. doi.org/10.3111/13696998.2013.842922
4. Making healthcare safer. CDC Vital Signs. Accessed October 6, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2016-03-vitalsigns.pdf