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California Not Among States Participating in Anti-Infection Program
California Healthline

California is not among at least 44 states that have joined a program aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, the Sacramento Bee reports. The California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting contributed to this report. CHCF publishes California Healthline.

Peter Pronovost — a physician and professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine — developed the infection-reduction model in an effort to reduce infections at Johns Hopkins Hospital.