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New Study Reports on the High Cost of Cardiac Surgery Healthcare Associated Infections
Date:11/17/2013

Click(this.href)" rel="nofollow">Giampaolo Greco, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Evidence and Policy at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

“We need to take action to avert preventable readmissions due to HAI infection rates after cardiac surgery, first for the patient’s health and also to curb rising healthcare costs,” says Dr. Greco.

This study was funded by the National Institutes of Health and Institute for Health Technology Studies (InHealth), a non-profit foundation.

As principal investigator for CTSN’s Data and Clinical Coordinating Center based at Mount Sinai, Annetine C. Gelijns, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Evidence and Policy at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, previously received financial compensation as a consultant for InHealth’s Research Council, which has supported some of the study-related analyses.

This study was presented at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 in Abstract Poster Session (18267): The Economic Impact of Healthcare Associated Infections in Cardiac Surgery.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12-minor
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