Infection rates for Tucson-area hospitals

Infection rates for Tucson-area hospitals

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - KOLD News 13 has discovered a Medicare.gov database that lists surgical complications and healthcare-associated infections rates for hospitals.

To see the results from hospitals within 100 miles of Tucson go HERE. Click on the hospital name, select complications from the tabs and choose surgical complications or healthcare-associated infections. Learn how to protect yourself and loved ones from hospital-acquired infections HERE.

Here is a list of how the local hospitals stacked up against the national average for Clostridium difficile (intestinal infections) and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (bloodstream infections).

Banner-UMC Tucson Campus

• C. difficile: Worse than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

Banner-UMC South Campus

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

Tucson Medical Center

• C. difficile: Worse than national benchmark.

• MRSA: Better than national benchmark.

VA S. Arizona Healthcare System

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

St. Joseph's Hospital

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

St. Mary's Hospital

• C. difficile: Worse than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

Northwest Medical Center

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

Oro Valley Hospital

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: Not available.

Benson Hospital

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

Sells Indian Health Service Hospital

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

Canyon Vista Medical Center

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: Not available.

Holy Cross Hospital

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

Northern Cochise Community Hospital

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA: No different than national benchmark.

Florence Hospital at Anthem, LLC

• C. difficile: Not available.

• MRSA: Not available.

Banner Ironwood Medical Center

• C. difficile: No different than national benchmark.

• MRSA : Not available.

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