Important updates included in December NHSN Newsletter

The December issue of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) e-Newsletter has been released. Please make sure to review this important information including:

•Update on planned release of NHSN version 8.6 – page 2

•2017 NHSN Patient Safety Component protocols and data collection forms – page 3

•2015 Rebaseline webpage update – page 3

•Updates to CDI test type and reminders for LabID Event Reporting – page 4

•2017 updates to the AU option SAARs – page 6

•Reminder of upcoming CMS quality reporting deadlines – page 7

•NHSN 2017 annual training registration launch date – page 12

•NHSN Pathogen Code Update – page 12

This newsletter provides updates needed for NHSN surveillance and CMS reporting. Read the newsletter.