Infection Quality Control

Surgical site infection - open heart patients with chest and graft site incision

Surgical site infections may be directly related to an operative procedure, some are minor and involve only the outer layer of skin or just below the outer layer of skin. Others may be deeper and more serious.

Genesis 0.5%
State Average 0.9%

Surgical Site Infection in c-section patients

Surgical site infections may be directly related to an operative procedure, some are minor and involve only the outer layer of skin or just below the outer layer of skin. Others may be deeper and more serious.

Genesis 1.5%
State Average 0.7%

Surgical site infection - knee replacement

Surgical site infections may be directly related to an operative procedure, some are minor and involve only the outer layer of skin or just below the outer layer of skin. Others may be deeper and more serious.

Genesis 0.4%
State Average 0.7%

C. diff acquired while in the hospital

C. diff (Clostridium difficile) can cause diarhhea and more serious intestional conditions such as coltis.

Genesis 2.0%
State Average 5.8%

MRSA blood stream infection acquired while in the hospital

This is an infection of the blood stream that spreads through the entire body sometimes causing the patient to become seriously ill. It can most often be prevented by preventing the infections that often precede it.

Genesis 0.2%
State Average 0.6%

MSSA blood stream infection acquired while in the hospital

This is an infection of the blood stream that spreads through the entire body sometimes causing the patient to become seriously ill. It can most often be prevented by preventing the infections that often precede it.

Genesis 0%
State Average 0.5%

MRSA and MSSA blood stream infections acquired while in the hospital

This is an infection of the blood stream that spreads through the entire body sometimes causing the patient to become seriously ill. It can most often be prevented by preventing the infections that often precede it.

Genesis 0.2%
State Average 1.1%

Source: Ohio Department of Health Hospital Compare

January 2012-December 2012