Essentials of Public Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections: A Toolkit

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Essentials of Public Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections: A Toolkit

Description

This toolkit was created to assist States and health care facilities facing legislative mandates to publicly report health care-associated infections by providing guidance on components necessary for a meaningful reporting system. It details recommended steps, including the identification or creation of a responsible agency at the State level, personnel for data collection and quality improvement, strategies to prevent unintended consequences of public reporting, and recommended outcome measures.


Developer:

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: February 2007
Last Updated: 01/30/13

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