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Hospitals See Infection Rates More Than Halved, Patient Stays Shortened by 27 Percent in New Study Announced by I-Flow
Date:9/18/2007

ent. Results showed that the ON-Q patients were 55 percent less likely to develop a surgical site infection when compared to the control group (6.6 percent versus 14.6 percent; p-value of 0.033). The patient's average length of stay dropped to 6.1 days for ON-Q patients from 8.4 days for the control group, a 27 percent reduction (p-value of 0.0003). The co-lead investigators of the study were Dr. Jay Singh, of Piedmont Colorectal Associates, Director of Surgical Residency, Piedmont and Associate Professor of Surgery, Emory University in Atlanta, and Dr. Alan Thorson, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Creighton University.

"I have used ON-Q for post-surgical pain relief for hundreds of my patients and have seen them experience significantly less pain, a quicker recovery and fewer infections when recuperating from surgery," said Dr. Singh. "I plan to continue to use ON-Q as my standard of care post-surgically to provide superior pain relief and to lower the risk of infection for my patients."

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that for discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2008, hospitals will not receive additional payment for patients in which certain conditions were not present on admission, such as hospital-acquired infections. CMS reserved the right to add to the list of hospital-acquired infections, which may result in higher costs to hospitals if infection rates are not reduced. Based on this study, ON-Q shows potential to help hospitals control costs related to surgical site infections. Using data from the ON-Q Colorectal Infection Study and a systematic audit published in the American Journal of Infection Control, it appears that ON-Q may save thousands of dollars for an average surgical recovery by decreasing the risk of infection, length of hospital stay and post-discharge complications. If the data is projected across all p ost-surgical situations
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