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Research Article

Reduction in Clostridium difficile Infection Rates after Mandatory Hospital Public Reporting: Findings from a Longitudinal Cohort Study in Canada

  • Nick Daneman mail,

    nick.daneman@sunnybrook.ca

    Affiliations: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Therese A. Stukel,

    Affiliations: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Xiaomu Ma,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Marian Vermeulen,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Astrid Guttmann

    Affiliations: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: July 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001268

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