Healthcare Associated Infection Measures

Patient safety and high quality care are priorities at Massachusetts hospitals, and Bay State hospitals are national leaders in transparent and voluntary reporting of patient quality and safety information. In collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), an annual statewide hospital summary of healthcare associated infections in acute care hospitals is presented, as well as hospital specific reports.


DPH MA CY2017 HAI Data Summary CLABSI & SSI Statewide Hospital Summary -  July 2018

DPH HAIs in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals in CY2017 Presentation -  July 11th 2018

DPH Massachusetts CY2017 HAI Data Summary Statewide Hospital Summary Definitions & Methods  - July 2018

DPH MA HAI CY2017 Hospital Specific Reports -   July 2018 with Statewide Data & Summary Description Sheets


Massachusetts Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination in Health Care Facilities - September 13, 2017 – Presentation Slides


Massachusetts Department of Public Health -- Flu Update January 2019

Influenza Activity in Massachusetts

This flu season in Massachusetts has seen a nearly 70 percent increase in documented influenza cases from last year’s season.

Laboratories confirmed instances of types A and B influenza in the state increased from 1,298 during the 2017-2018 flu season to 2,194 so far in the flu season for 2018-2019, according to statistics published by the state’s Department of Public Health.

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