A voluntary, secure computer system run by CDC for healthcare facilities to share information about their healthcare associated infection rates.
The data reporting system that Texas hospitals must use to send HAI reports to DSHS. NHSN is a secure, internet-based surveillance (monitoring and reporting) system. Among other features, the network offers integrated patient and healthcare worker safety surveillance systems. The NHSN is managed by the CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. Hospitals submit specific infection and procedural information to NHSN that is needed to calculate infection rates for each procedure. Hospitals must assign rights to DSHS to collect the data from NHSN so that the information can be reported to the public.
A secure computer system run by CDC for healthcare facilities throughout America to share healthcare-associated infection rates.
A network that is supported by CDC.
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