October 2017 Trivia

(scroll down for the answers)

Q1. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in how many hospital patients has at least one health care-associated infection (HAI)?

a) 10
b) 25
c) 50
d) 100

Q2. According to the CDC, research shows that by implementing existing prevention practices, rates of some targeted HAIs can be decreased by more than how much percent?

a) 70
b) 60
c) 50
d) 40

Q3. According to the CDC, about how many patients with HAIs die during their hospitalizations?

a) 75,000
b) 100,000
c) 50,000
d) 250,000

Q4. According to research published in the  Journal of Medical Economics, HAIs in US acute-care hospitals lead to direct and indirect costs totaling up to how much annually?

a) $115 billion
b) $82 billion
c) $186 billion
d) $147 billion

Q5. In what year did the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services start putting limits on reimbursement for the costs of care associated with certain HAIs?

a) 2012
b) 2000
c) 2005
d) 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q1. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in how many hospital patients has at least one health care-associated infection (HAI)?

b) 25

 

Q2. According to the CDC, research shows that by implementing existing prevention practices, rates of some targeted HAIs can be decreased by more than how much percent?

a) 70

 

Q3. According to the CDC, about how many patients with HAIs die during their hospitalizations?

a) 75,000

 

Q4. According to research published in the  Journal of Medical Economics, HAIs in US acute-care hospitals lead to direct and indirect costs totaling up to how much annually?

d) $147 billion

 

Q5. In what year did Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services start putting limits on reimbursement for the costs of care associated with certain HAIs?

d) 2008


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