How To Report HAI Data to NHSN Quickly and Easily

February 2, 2009

Describes the new pay-for-performance regulations associated with hospital-acquired conditions and explains the simple evidence-based interventions recommended by the Infusion Nursing Society to help prevent and control catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Healthcare facilities in more than 20 states are now required to report healthcare-acquired infections to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), and to meet this mandate, infection preventionists need more efficient ways to collect, analyze and report these infections.