The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Share Resources for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) In Support of International Infection Prevention Week
Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) continue to be a major challenge and are the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. Approximately 1.7 million HAIs occur in this country annually, resulting in 99,000 deaths and an estimated $20 billion in healthcare costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1
The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies are raising awareness of its important role in preventing HAIs during International Infection Prevention Week. As a healthcare leader dedicated to helping our customers deliver the best care, we maintain a vigilant focus leveraging our expertise and capabilities to protect more patient lives.
Today, we’re leading the charge against HAIs with Ethicon Plus Antibacterial Sutures, DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System and BIOPATCH® Protective Disk with CHG, CareAdvantage from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies and our Infection Risk Management capability.
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