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    Infection control can reduce costs and improve outcomes

    Hospital intensive-care units carry a higher risk of mortality among elderly who develop an infection during their stay, according to a new study. Infection control efforts resulted in better health outcomes and reduced healthcare costs, the study also reports. An analysis of health outcomes of more than 17,000 Medicare patients admitted to 31 hospitals in […]