RWJF News Releases
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release, Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.
$19-Billion stimulus infusion good start, but researchers warn steep climb ahead to get hospitals to go digital.
March 25, 2009 | News Release, Video
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
March 20, 2009 | News Release, Video
"Positive deviance" efforts turn the tide on antibiotic-resistant infections.