Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Infusion Nurses Keep Patients Safer, Help Reduce Healthcare Costs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made reducing hospital-acquired infections a priority by refusing to reimburse hospitals for the treatment of such infections. Nurses who specialize in infusion therapy are the individuals who provide the proper dose of medication and keep patients safe from catheter-related bloodstream infections. As they have been recognized for the past three decades, on Tuesday, January 25th, infusion nurses will be honored for their accomplishments on 'National IV Nurse Day'.

Click here to read the article.

Click here to read a similar study conducted by an INQRI grantee alumnus.

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