HAI-Related Litigation: What Infection Preventionists Need to Know

Litigation related to healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) is a trend that should be on every infection preventionist (IP)s radar for the coming decade, especially in light of the fact that the frequency of hospital professional liability claims is increasing. According to a new study released by Aon Corporation in conjunction with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, these claims are on the rise and are expected to continue increasing at a 1 percent annual rate.

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