Surveillance of hospital-acquired infections can be approximated by repeated surveys that are performed in a standardized, cost-effective manner. We developed an integrated software system for serial electronic hospital-wide point prevalence surveys using algorithms that proved highly sensitive and specific over a 5-year period in a large university medical center.,
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Streefkerk, R., Borsboom, G., van der Hoeven, C., Vos, M., Verkooijen, R., & Verbrugh, H. (2014). Evaluation of an algorithm for electronic surveillance of hospital-acquired infections yielding serial weekly point prevalence scores. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 35(7), 888–890. doi:10.1086/676869