from Stewart et al. 2021
published in J Hosp Infect 114:P10-22
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.03.031

Epidemiology of healthcare-associated infection reported from a hospital-wide incidence study: considerations for infection prevention and control planning

A reduction of HAIs lead to cost savings in the Hospital / Healthcare system

Part of the Evaluation of Cost of Nosocomial Infections (ECONI) study. Prospective observational incidence study in a general and a teaching hospital in Scotland on HAI. Overall rate was 250/100,000 occupied bed days.