HGV Reduces Urinary Tract Infections by More Than 50 Percent

​August 6, 2018


The Hospital Getúlio Vargas (HGV) was able to reduce the density of incidence of urinary tract infection in patients hospitalized in its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by more than 50 percent. The result is part of the goal set by the Collaborative Project “Enhancing Patient Safety at Large Scale” of the Ministry of Health, with support from IHI and others.

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