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Journal Article

Hospital- and system-wide interventions for health care-associated infections: a systematic review.

Maurer NR, Hogan TH, Walker DM. Med Care Res Rev. 2020;Epub Aug 20.

This systematic review examined effectiveness of hospital- or system-wide interventions in reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The review identified several strategies for reducing HAIs, including enhanced environmental cleaning using disinfection technologies; EHR implementation; multimodal infection control programs; multichannel hand hygiene promotion; and hospital-wide cultural transformations. The review identifies approaches meriting additional research and exploration.