Important updates included in December NHSN Newsletter

The December 2017 issue of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) e-Newsletter has been released. Please make sure to review this important information including:

NHSN newsletter is now available. It includes important updates on:

•New NHSN release management and issues webpage – page 2

•2018 NHSN Patient Safety Component Protocol updates – page 2

•Release of 2017 patient safety facility survey – page 3

•Changes to CDI LabID Event reporting and analysis – page 6

•New NHSN helpdesk ticketing system – page 15

•NHSN training updates – page 16

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