Sonoma Valley Hospital

Hospital Acquired Infections: Patient Outcomes and Safety

Infections are tracked for 16 different categories of infections and are reported in detail only if quarterly or YTD performance does not meet the benchmark set, and therefore potentially merits clinical and management remedial action. The following table summarizes those infection categories being tracked which are within benchmark.

Within
Benchmark

Infection
Category

Central line associated bloodstream infections

Hospital acquired Cdiff infections

Inpatient, MRSA infections

VRE bloodstream infections

Hip surgical site infections (SSI)

Knee surgical site infections (SSI)

Overall surgical site infections (SSI)

Class I SSI rate

Class II SSI rate

Total Joint SSI rate

Ventilator associated events

Hospital acquired pneumonia

Inpatient Hospital acquired Catheter associated urinary tract infections

Home Care associated infections

MRSA Active Surveillance cultures

Flash sterilization measurements

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