Infection Data From Alabama Hospitals Oline

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By CBS-8 Reporter

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The public now has access to some of the information reported by Alabama hospitals about healthcare-associated infections.

 

The Legislature passed a law in 2009 requiring hospitals to report infection information to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Now, the department has started putting that information online at:

http://www.adph.org/hai

 

The online reporting is beginning with a few types of infections, including surgical site infections of the colon and abdomen and catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

 

State Health Officer Don Williamson said Thursday the information should not take the place of patients and doctors discussing the choice of a hospital.

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