WAMC New York News
2:31 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

Bill Would Require Hospital-Related Infections Reporting

Albany, NY – A bi-partisan effort is underway to require hospitals in New York State to report cases in which patients acquire hospital-related infections. The two lawmakers behind the bill will introduce the measure next week. Those speaking for hospitals in the state say the idea is a good one, but there are inherent problems in the bill. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports.