Measuring the Cost of Implementing Infection Control Programs

  • Nicholas Graves
  • William Jarvis
  • Kate Halton


  • The costs of implementing infection control programs are described with case studies.

  • We consider the methods used to estimate the cost of infection control programs.

  • The different ways that cost data can be interpreted for decision making are reviewed.


Infection Control Incremental Cost Average Cost Contractual Obligation Walk Away 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyInstitute of Health & Biomedical InnovationKelvin GroveAustralia
  2. 2.Hilton HeadUSA

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