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Can Infection Prevention Programs in Hospitals and Nursing Facilities Be Integrated?

Can Infection Prevention Programs in Hospitals and Nursing Facilities Be Integrated? This Viewpoint argues that integrated infection prevention programs in which hospitals share resources, standards, responsibility, and oversight for infection control with nursing homes could reduce resident readmissions and costs and limit the transmission of drug-resistant organisms between facilities. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Can Infection Prevention Programs in Hospitals and Nursing Facilities Be Integrated?

JAMA , Volume 319 (11) – Mar 20, 2018

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2018.0060
pmid
29494730
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Abstract

This Viewpoint argues that integrated infection prevention programs in which hospitals share resources, standards, responsibility, and oversight for infection control with nursing homes could reduce resident readmissions and costs and limit the transmission of drug-resistant organisms between facilities.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 20, 2018

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