Working together, The Power of Teamwork in Preventing C-section SSI’s

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Dr. Gina Connelly, MD Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician & Medical Director of Obstetrics

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Abstract

In September 2017, the way data for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was tracked to identify problem areas for infection changed. Simultaneously, our Surgical Site Infection (SSI) rate increased.We found cesarean section (C-section) surgical site infection (SSI) was significantly higher than the national benchmark.

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