9 hospitals with the nation's worst CAUTI rates

The following hospitals had the highest rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the U.S., according to data from CMS' Hospital Compare website.

All nine hospitals had a Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections score above 3.5, compared to the national average of 1. 

The figures are based on data collected from April 2018 through March 2019.

California

St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital (Camarillo) 

Victor Valley Global Medical Center (Victorville)

Florida

Bartow Regional Medical Center  

Indiana

Franciscan Health Munster  

Massachusetts

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham  

Montana

Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital  

North Carolina

Rutherford Regional Medical Center (Rutherfordton)

Watauga Medical Center (Boone)

Pennsylvania

Grand View Hospital (Sellersville)

Editor's note: This article was updated March 11 at 12:15 p.m.

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