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References for "Hospital Infections are Underreported.   Jan. 31st, 2012

(1) Levinson DR. Hospital Incident Reporting Systems Do Not Capture Most Patient Harm. Jan. 2012. OEI-06-09-00091. 

(2) Humbaugh K. E-Mail Sent to Dr Kavanagh and Updated on Jan. 11, 2012.
See Page 5 of the December 19th, 2011 Presentation Handout 

(3) Resistance by U.S. Census Division, 1999-2010. The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy.  

(4) U.S. Resistance in the Global Context. The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy 

(5) Umscheid CA, Mitchell MD, Doshi JA, Agarwal R, Williams K, Brennan PJ. Estimating the proportion of healthcare-associated infections that are reasonably preventable and the related mortality and costs. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Feb;32(2):101-14. 

(6) Chart F – Estimated Net Savings of Current HACs. October 2008 Through September 2009. Federal Register. Monday, Aug 16, 2010. Book 2 of 2 Books, Pages 50041 to 50681.

(7)  Chart of Drop of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) in Tennessee Associated With Public Reporting