Infographic: Hospital-Acquired Infections

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) can have a substantial effect on patients, staff or anyone else that enters through the doors of a hospital or medical center, and significantly impacts healthcare costs. For example, the annual cost of an HAI is $25,000 per person.

The number of deaths resulting from HAIs can be reduced by implementing a few simple suggestions from this infographic published by CHG Hospital Beds.

hospital-acquired infections

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2 Responses to “Infographic: Hospital-Acquired Infections”

  1. cris elstro says:

    I would like permission to use the graphic Hospital Acquired Infections. I instruct a course entitled Human Values In Health Care.

  2. Melanie Matthews says:

    Thanks for your interest in our blog. The infographic is featured on our blog, but actually published by CHG Hospital Beds ( So you would need to contact them to inquire about using their graphic.