Take 5: Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 37,000 people get potentially deadly bloodstream infections related to their dialysis treatment. The Joint Commission is partnering with the CDC and numerous kidney and dialysis organizations to reduce the number of bloodstream infections in dialysis patients.
Michael Kulczycki, executive director of the Ambulatory Care Accreditation program, for The Joint Commission discusses more. [3:24]