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Source: National Healthcare Safety Network
Bloodstream infections associated with central venous catheters in patients admitted to UVA Hospital. A lower number is better.
Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) = A rate of lower than 1 indicates fewer infections than predicted for a hospital's patient population.
Measured on a quarterly (three-month) basis. Data as of March 31, 2018.
About the benchmark data: The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is a secure, internet-based surveillance system managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.