Patient satisfaction has an increasing impact on hospitals’ bottom lines, factoring into Medicare reimbursement of hospital care. A new study finds patients placed in Contact Precautions (Contact Isolation) were twice as likely to report perceived problems with care compared to patients without Contact Precautions, placing the common infection control practice at odds with hospital interests.

From: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130919/Contact-Precautions-used-to-prevent-spread-of-infections-create-negative-perception-of-care.aspx