"CAUTI can relate to $1,007 in unreimbursed spending per event."
"Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common hospital-acquired infections; 70%-80% of these infections are attributable to an indwelling urethral catheter."
(Lo et. al, 2014)
"At this point the evidence is insufficient to recommend the following potential alternatives to indwelling urinary catheters as a means to prevent CAUTI: antimicrobial catheters, intermittent catheterization, suprapubic catheters, and condom catheters."