Infection Rate Data

 

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Data consistently reflect that Cottage Health System is favorably ranked below national infection rate benchmarks.


 

Cottage Health System
Healthcare Associated Infection Rates

3rd quarter 2013 through 2nd quarter 2014

 

MEASURE

CHS RATE

NHSN *
Benchmark

Surgical Site Infections (Infections per 100 surgery cases)

     Class I

     Class II

0.35

1.69

2.1

3.3

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) (Infections per 1,000 device days)

     MICU SBCH
     SICU Non-Neuro
     SICU Neuro
     PICU

0

0

0

0

1.0

2.0

2.3

0.8

Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) (Infections per 1,000 device days)

     MICU SBCH
     SICU
     PICU

       Med / Surg Units

0

0.47

0

0.57

0.9

1.0

1.4

0.9

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) (Infections per 1,000 device days)

     SICU

     GVCH Med/Surg

2.99

0

2.0

1.3

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) (Infections per 1,000 admissions)

     Systemwide

0.59

3.95 **

 

*  NHSN:  National Healthcare Safety Network
** IHI:  Institute for Healthcare Improvement benchmark

MICU: Medical Intensive Care Unit
SICU: Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Med / Surg: Medical / Surgical Unit

 

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