Annual Cost of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

The annual cost of HAIs in the U.S. is staggering. Especially considering that these are preventable infections. In 2013, an article titled Economic burden of healthcare-associated infection in US acute care hospitals: societal perspectivewas published in the Journal of Medical Economics and according to their study, the annual cost of healthcare-associated infection totaled an estimated $96-147 billion annually.
Cost of HAIs