Why HAI Health IT Should Fall Under Meaningful Use

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

By reversing an epidemic of preventable deaths throughout our nation’s hospitals, Washington could wipe $33 billion in annual spending from the debt almost overnight — and this is probably a low estimate.

This epidemic is not breast cancer or diabetes but infections contracted during hospital stays that kill nearly 100,000 Americans every year. Healthcare acquired infections, or HAIs, kill more people annually than car crashes, but they do not make front-page news. Given their widespread and costly impact on the healthcare system, however, perhaps they should.

Click on the link to view entire article written by Sumant Ramachandra, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Hospira: Why HAI health IT should fall under meaningful use

Frank J. Rosello

is CEO & Co-Founder of Environmental Intelligence LLC.

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