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

April 5, 2020

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.