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Schweizer ML, Cullen JJ, Perencevich EN, Vaughan Sarrazin MS. JAMA Surg. 2014;149:575-581.
This analysis found that excess hospital costs are significant for patients who experience surgical site infections in the Veterans Affairs system. The authors highlight how adhering to proven practices to reduce postoperative infections provides an opportunity to enhance safety while decreasing costs.