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Innovation Spotlight—Oneida Healthcare Reduces Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infection

Central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) is the costliest healthcare-associated infection, roughly $46,000 per instance, and can lead to prolonged hospital stays and mortality. However, most cases are preventable. Striving to diminish CLABSI, Oneida Healthcare created a task force to evaluate its processes related to central lines.

To learn more about this initiative and its results, read the full story.

This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Innovation Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints.

 

Published November 30, 2018