Infographic: HAIs Cost the Healthcare Industry Billions

Monday, March 31st, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) not only cost the healthcare industry billions of dollars, but also lead to thousands of deaths each year. Additionally, Medicare stopped reimbursing hospitals to treat various infections in October of 2008, according to a new infographic from Curos.

This infographic illustrates the healthcare costs associated with infections, as well as infection prevalence, fatality, prevention, causes and more.

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