National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)Related Pages
CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. NHSN provides facilities, states, regions, and the nation with data needed to identify problem areas, measure progress of prevention efforts, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections.
In addition, NHSN allows healthcare facilities to track blood safety errors and important healthcare process measures such as healthcare personnel influenza vaccine status and infection control adherence rates.
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Some progress, but more work is neededAbout NHSN CDC's NHSN is the largest HAI reporting system in the U.S. Data & Reports See national and state reports using NHSN data. Guidelines & Recommendations Review CDC HAI prevention guidelines. NHSN Member Login Access NHSN Application New to NHSN? Enroll Facility Here For first time facility enrollment. Reporting & Surveillance for Enrolled Facilities Training, protocols, forms, support materials, analysis resources and FAQs. Group Users View resources for group users. CDA Submission Support Portal (CSSP) Toolkits, FAQs, webinars and resources for testing and validation for CDA implementers. Additional Resources
- Biovigilance Component Protocol April 2018 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 MB]
- Healthcare Personnel Safety Component Manual Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 MB]
- 2019 NHSN Patient Safety Component Manual Cdc-pdf[PDF – 6 MB]
- 2018 NHSN Patient Safety Component Manual Cdc-pdf[PDF – 8 MB]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) , Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)
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