Which Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) increased between 2014 and 2017?

Which Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) increased from 2014 to 2017?

Do you know which Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) was the ONLY one with increased rates (6%) between 2014 and 2017? HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE ULCERS/INJURIES (HAPUs)

This resulted in:
-Increase of $1.7 Billion in HAPU-related Costs
-Increase of 4,900 HAPU-related Deaths

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Source: AHRQ National Scorecard on Hospital-Acquired Conditions Updated Baseline Rates and Preliminary Results 2014-2017

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