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Consumer Reports Health: Central-Line Infection Rates in Tampa-St. Petersburg Area Hospitals Vary Dramatically
Date:2/2/2010

New online hospital ratings put infection rates and other patient safety information in the public eye

YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area vary dramatically in terms of how well their intensive care units (ICUs) prevent central-line bloodstream infections, a cause of death, disability, and expense in our nations' hospitals that is largely preventable.  On February 2, www.ConsumerReportsHealth.org will post hospital infection rates for 10 Tampa/St. Petersburg area hospitals, along with other critical patient safety and satisfaction information for consumers.  Bloodstream infections cause at least 30 percent of the estimated 99,000 annual hospital-infection-related deaths in the U.S. and add on average $42,000 to the hospital bills of each ICU patient who gets a central-line infection.

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None of the 10 Tampa/St. Petersburg area hospitals reported zero central line infections. Hospitals with lower than average infection rates include: Brandon Regional Hospital reported a rate that is 58 percent better than the national average, mean
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