PAPER OF THE WEEK: In 2010, MRSA Dominated Hospital Concerns

Welcome to Paper of the Week, which looks back at research and commentary of the past 25 years in The American Journal of Managed Care® and why it matters today.

Welcome to Paper of the Week, which looks back at research and commentary of the past 25 years in The American Journal of Managed Care® and why it matters today.

In the days of coronavirus diease 2019 and the attention to reducing infections within hospitals and protecting workers, it’s worth looking back at a 2010 paper, Screening Cardiac Surgery Patients for MRSA: An Economic Computer Model.

The paper called on payers to support MRSA screening for patients undergoing cardiac surgery, saying it would be cost-effective and that hospital administrators would benefit from fewer healthcare-associated MRSA infections.

For the full paper, visit ajmc.com.