CDC criticized for lack of leadership in curbing hospital infections

April 18, 2008

The Government Accountability Office urged Health & Human Services to prioritize practice recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in order to prevent hospital infections.

At a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Oversight and Reform this week, numerous parties came forward to make the point that there are still too many healthcare-associated infections in this country. The Government Accountability Office came out with a