Journal Article

State-mandated hospital infection reporting is not associated with decreased pediatric health care–associated infections.

Rinke ML, Bundy DG, Abdullah F, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2015;11:123-34.

Some states require public reporting of rates of central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). Investigators did not find differences in CLABSI rates between states with and without public reporting, suggesting that current transparency efforts are not sufficient to improve this safety target.