It’s ironic. Patients go to hospitals to get well — but many of common and costly problems are caused by infections patients get while seeking care. With more than 99,000 people dying annually from such hospital-acquired infections, we look at how Maryland and other states are taking aim at eliminating them.

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  • Brad Winters, MD/PhD Anesthesiologist and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Neurology and Surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Denise Murphy Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety at Main Line Health System in suburban Philadelphia.
  • Arjun Srinivasan, MD Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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