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NHSN e-news ; v. 8, issue 2
  • Published Date:
    June 2013
  • Language:
Filetype[PDF - 611.33 KB]

  • Corporate Authors:
    National Healthcare Safety Network. ; National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. ;
  • Series:
    NHSN e-news ; v. 8, issue 2
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Patient Safety Component -- Healthcare Personnel Safety Component -- Dialysis Component -- Long Term Care Facility (LTCF) Component -- Biovigilance Component -- General NHSN Information.

    The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is a voluntary, secure, Internet-based surveillance system that integrates patient and healthcare personnel safety surveillance systems managed by the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) at CDC.

    Inside this issue – Important information about influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel and the NHSN Demo application, updates on NHSN's proposed use of CPT codes for SSI surveillance and NHSN's VAE protocol, announcements about some upcoming webinars (topics are the Hospital IQR Program, MRSA/C. difficile reporting, and the Hemovigilance Module), and reminders about due dates and requirements for CMS quality reporting programs.

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