New Pressure Injury Prevention Guideline Offers Sweeping Recommendations to Protect Patients

As the most common hospital-acquired condition, pressure injuries represent a significant risk to both a healthcare organization’s clinical performance and bottom line.


Federal data shows that hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs) continue to rise, increasing by 6 percent, to 683,000 in 2017 nationwide. Annual deaths attributed to HAPIs exceed 28,000 – more than the number associated with the next four most deadly HACs including falls, adverse drug effects, catheter associated urinary tract infections and ventilator associated pneumonia, combined.


Business and clinical leaders alike must take this risk seriously. Download our white paper to learn what steps you should be taking to avoid this preventable cost and danger to patients’ lives.

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