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CareFusion and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Create Illinois Hospital Quality Initiative to Help Eliminate Health Care-Associated Infections
Date:9/15/2010

d surveillance to house-wide, electronic surveillance and to rapidly identify any emergence of trends and enables us to have a proactive approach to infection prevention."

"Our partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield continues to expand, helping hospitals protect literally thousands of patients from the devastating effects of health care-associated infections and potential medication errors," said David Schlotterbeck, chairman and CEO of CareFusion. "Through this new partnership, Illinois-based hospitals will now work together to find and deploy the most effective methods to prevent infections. Beyond the vital effort to enhance patient safety, the hospitals also should benefit from a reduction in operating costs and improved data reporting to meet regulatory requirements."

These initiatives use MedMined services infection surveillance technology from CareFusion to monitor the entire hospital and alert clinicians to any emerging issues to target improvement efforts before infections occur. Using data mining tools similar to those used by credit card companies to monitor unauthorized purchases, this patented technology automatically identifies patterns indicative of specific and correctable quality breakdowns to prevent and treat infections.

Nationally, more than 300 hospitals depend on MedMined services to help them detect, monitor, prevent and measure infection outcomes, making it the market leader in such surveillance technology. On average, hospitals using MedMined services data mining technology have cut infection rates by about 13 percent during the first year of the technology's deployment.  

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

With more than 7 million members, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (www.bcbsil.com) is the largest and most experienced health insurance company in Illinois. Started in 1936, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois are committed to promoting the
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