State-mandated hospital infection reporting is not associated with decreased pediatric health care–associated infections.
Rinke ML, Bundy DG, Abdullah F, Colantuoni E, Zhang Y, Miller MR. J Patient Saf. 2015;11:123-134.
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.
Childrens' Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety.
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Medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients.
Kaushal R, Bates DW, Landrigan C, et al. JAMA. 2001;285:2114-2120.
Using evidence, rigorous measurement, and collaboration to eliminate central catheter-associated bloodstream infections.
Sawyer M, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 8):S292-S298.
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Reducing catheter-associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit: business case for quality improvement.
Nowak JE, Brilli RJ, Lake MR, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010;11:579-587.