NLM AIDSLINE Hospital epidemiology--1997.
Wenzel RP; Edmond MB; Nettleman MD; Department of Internal Medicine,
July 30, 1997
Va Med Q. 1997 Spring;124(2):103-4. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE
Selected issues for hospital epidemiology are presented. The issues of
infection control, employee health and quality assessment cross the
traditional department and reporting lines and require a
multidisciplinary approach utilizing the epidemiological method.
Programs seeking enhanced value--high quality outcomes per dollar
cost--will likely support such an approach.