Uniform documentation of measures in cases of MRSA – an important step towards improving the quality of treatment

Vicki Strübing, Thomas Dittberner, Claudia Metelmann & Nils-Olaf Hübner
The basis for the management and documentation of multiresistant organisms (MRO) in medical facilities in Germany are the Infection Protection Act (IPA) and the recommendations given by the Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention at the Robert Koch Institute (KRINKO). With the Infection Protection Amendment Act an accounting capability for the treatment of patients with MRO will be established in the outpatient care sector. At the same time an electronic documentation is required. In...