Nearly 12,000 Pa. Patients Got Infections

'The deaths associated with those patients and the costs associated with those patients are astounding,' said Marc P. Volavka, the council's executive director. 'These numbers, even on their own, stand as a clarion cry to take action.'" "Hospital-acquired infections in Pennsylvania added $2 billion to hospital costs and extended hospital stays by 205,000 days last year, according to the report by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council.

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