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PMC keeps high quality of care


August 30, 2018

In the month of July, Petersburg Medical Center continued to offer a high level of quality of care.

There were zero patients, the same amount as June, diagnosed with a catheter associated urinary tract infection, according to a quality report presented to PMC’s board members on Thursday. A urinary tract infection resulting from a catheter is one of the most common types of health care associated infections. Again, zero patients, in both June and July, had stage 3 or higher pressure ulcers, or bed sores. Also, hand hygiene scored a 98 percent in a facility wide survey.

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