Healthcare associated MRSA decreasing

In this large retrospective database analysis of healthcare associated invasive MRSA infections, rates decreased 9% per year from 2005-2008. This is a very encouraging report, and likely due to multi-faceted MRSA prevention programs (abstract).

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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