Electronic Clostridium difficile Infection Bundle Reduces Time to Initiation of Contact Precautions
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 08 November 2016
The impact of computerized order-entry bundles on timing of contact precaution initiation for C. difficile infection (CDI) remains largely unexplored. Implementation of an electronic CDI prevention and management bundle that included an automatic isolation component significantly reduced time to initiation of contact precautions from 33.7 to 22.4 hours.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;242–244
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PREVIOUS PRESENTATION: Select data and findings were presented as a poster (abstract no. 7919) at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring 2016 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 19, 2016.