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CDC Expanding Quality of Care Efforts
HealthLeaders Media

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is commonly perceived as the federal germ detective agency that investigates disease outbreaks, and keeps statistics on national trends in illnesses and injuries such as STD rates and bicycle accidents. But to healthcare providers it might seem that the agency’s role has quietly morphed into one with much more influence on how care should be delivered in hospitals, surgical centers, and even physician’s practices.