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Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:780-784.
Twenty-seven states mandate reporting of central line–associated bloodstream infections. However, these regulations do not appear to have any effect on infection rates.
Journal Article > Commentary
Stone PW, Glied SA, McNair PD, et al. Med Care. 2010;48:433-439.
Reporting on a consensus conference, this article outlines a research agenda to determine the influence of financial incentives on patient safety improvement efforts.