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Certified infection staff per 100 beds

Healthcare associated infections are a problem in hospitals across the country. Infection prevention and control staff members work in the hospital to help reduce the number of infections acquired by patients during a hospital stay. They provide expertise in disease transmission and prevention.

About This Measure

This measure tracks the total number of Certified Infection Control hospital infection prevention and control staff per 100 authorized beds. A higher number may indicate that a hospital provides a higher level of patient care.

Note: Comparison data is not available for this measure. You can view results of other individual hospitals at http://www.healthcarereportcard.illinois.gov/.

Most Recent Available Data (Rate per 100)
  2012 Q3
Northwestern Memorial 0.22
Performance Trend (Rate per 100)
  2010 Q3 2011 Q3 2012 Q3
Northwestern Memorial 0.45 0.33 0.22
Source:Illinois Department of Public Health
This measure tracks the total number of Certified Infection Control hospital infection prevention and control staff per 100 authorized beds.
Last UpdateOctober 4, 2013

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