Mary Nettleman, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Measuring cost-benefit in infection control

How does measuring cost-benefit currently impact infection control? Cost and benefit play an integral role in all infection control programs. Cost-benefit analyses measure benefits in terms of money. Simply put, cost-benefit analyses determine the net savings or net cost associated with an intervention. Cost-benefit analysis is often confused with cost-effectiveness analysis. In cost-effectiveness, the outcome…

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