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 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 0.78
Performance Trend (Rate per 100)
  2010 Q3 2011 Q3 2012 Q3
Northwestern Memorial 0.78 0.78 0.78
Source:Illinois Department of Public Health
This measure tracks the total number of hospital infection prevention and control staff per 100 authorized beds.