How widespread are HAIs in Swiss hospitals? What incentives are in place to encourage hospitals to prevent infection? Studies on this and other questions provide a foundation for translating the aims of the NOSO Strategy into concrete measures.
22.09.2020 - HAI patients spent an average of 6.4 more days in hospital. This is one of several findings of a study on the consequences of HAIs in Switzerland.
03.05.2019 - In terms of rates of hospital infection, Switzerland is at the European average. These are the findings of a point prevalence survey.
04.01.2019 - A study has provided rich insights into the factors that motivate hospitals and nursing homes to undertake concerted efforts to combat healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
22.09.2020 - More practical exercises, less theory – this could be one measure during vocational training to bridge the gaps in knowledge of healthcare personnel.
03.05.2019 - For the first time there is now a metastudy determining the share of the most frequent infections in hospitals that could be avoided with multimodal preventive measures.
Last modification 09.09.2020