Health Watch USA Logo Kentucky Legislative Testimony on Public Reporting of Healthcare Associated Infections - Transparency of Healthcare Acquired Conditions


Testimony In
Support of SB 183

Vernie McGaha
Kevin Kavanagh

Testimony In
Opposition to SB 183

Sarah Nicholson
Ruth Carrico
Marty Evans
Fontaine Sands

Dr Marty Evans Testifying Regarding SB 183
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Key Points. Screening of all admissions (N=3500) found 10% of patients were positive for MRSA. Cost of PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Screening is $30)
e, but a 17% chance of developing an infection if they are surveillance culture positive.

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