State Law Mandates for Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Clostridium difficile Infections in Hospitals.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Mar;36(3):350-352
Authors: Reagan J, Herzig CT, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Dick AW, Stone PW, Divya Srinath J
US state and territorial laws were reviewed to identify Clostridium difficile infection reporting mandates. Twenty states require reporting either under state law or by incorporating federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' reporting requirements. Although state law mandates are more common, the incorporation of federal reporting requirements has been increasing. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014;00(0): 1-3.
PMID: 25695178 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]