Important updates included in September NHSN Newsletter

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

•Expected release for 2017 Patient Safety Component Manual – page 2

•VAE and MDRO & CDI LabID calculator version updates – page 3

•Important facts about Repeat Infection Timeframe (RIT) – page 3

•Sneak preview of changes to NHSN analysis modification screens – page 3

•TAP reports – page 8

•2017 updates to the Antimicrobial Resistance Option – page 9

•Reminder about upcoming CMS quality reporting data deadline – page 10

•Save the date for NHSN 2017 annual training – page 13

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