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Healthcare-Associated Infections Data

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)

Lower numbers are better. A score of zero (0) - meaning no CLABSIs - is best.

Mercy's performance is listed by CMS as "No Different than U.S. National Benchmark."

Mercy 0.862
National Average 0.535

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

Lower numbers are better. A score of zero (0) - meaning no CAUTIs - is best.

Mercy's performance is listed by CMS as "No Different than U.S. National Benchmark."

Mercy 0.290
National Average 1.151

Surgical Site Infections from colon surgery (SSI: Colon)

Lower numbers are better. A score of zero (0) - meaning no SSIs - is best.

Mercy's performance is listed by CMS as "No Different than U.S. National Benchmark."

Mercy 1.449
National Average 0.867

Surgical Site Infections from abdominal hysterectomy (SSI: Hysterectomy)

Lower numbers are better. A score of zero (0) - meaning no SSIs - is best.

Mercy's performance is listed by CMS as "No Different than U.S. National Benchmark."

Mercy 0.498
National Average 0.867
7/1/12 – 6/30/13
Source: www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov