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Alaska

Alaska

State Contact:

  • Kim Spink, RN, BSN, CIC
    HAI Coordinator
    Nurse Epidemiologist
    Section of Epidemiology
    3601 C Street, Suite 540
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5932
  • Phone: (907) 269-8085
    Fax: (907)562-7802

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Arizona

Arizona

CDC and the Arizona Department of Health Services have entered into a data use agreement. The state health department will gain access on a quarterly basis to data reported to CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) from healthcare facilities in the state. The new provisions are designed to allow data access solely for the purposes of surveillance and prevention.

The following data are being requested by the Arizona Department of Health Services:

  • Central line-associated bloodstream infections in all critical care, ward, and specialty care locations
  • Surgical site infections for coronary artery bypass graft, cardiac, knee replacement, abdominal hysterectomy, and colon procedures (both inpatient and outpatient procedures)
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in all critical care, ward, and specialty care locations
  • Ventilator-associated events in all critical care, ward, and specialty care locations
  • MRSA, C. difficile, Ceph-R Klebsiella, CRE Klebsiella, CRE E. coli, and MDR Acinetobacter LabID events from all inpatient locations (FacWideIN)

See entire Arizona Data Use Agreement [PDF - 108 KB]

See detailed list of data [PDF - 458 KB] in the agreement

  • Patients in Arizona hospitals had 42 percent fewer central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2011 than would have been predicted.  (SIR=0.58, What is this?)
  • The percent of healthcare facilities in this state reporting HAI data to CDC's NHSN:
    • CLABSIs: 59.8%
    • CAUTIs: 19.6%
    • The number of facilities reporting SSIs: 14
  • State health department is involved with a CUSP initiative to prevent CLABSI and/or CAUTI
  • State is training a CDC/CSTE fellow as a state or local HAI-focused epidemiologist
  • State has implemented a C. diff Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a MDRO Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a CRE Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a Prevention Collaborative for LTC Facilities*
  • State is involved with antimicrobial stewardship activities
  • 2012 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $184,278.40
  • 2012 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Funding Program Component (PC) funding amount: $75,000.00
    • Activity: Implementation of Laboratory Tests for Healthcare-associated Infections and Antimicrobial-Resistant Pathogens
  • 2011 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $316,087
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act funding amount: $201,830

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Arkansas

Arkansas

State Contact:

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

State Contact:

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Delaware

Delaware

State Contact:

  • Tabatha N. Offutt-Powell, Dr.P.H.
           Healthcare-Associated Infections Coordinator
           Disease Investigations Manager
           Bureau of Epidemiology
           Delaware Division of Public Health
           540 S. Dupont Highway
           Dover, Delaware 19901
          
  • Phone: 302-744-1058
  • Delaware Health and Social Services

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Georgia

Georgia

* These projects include laboratory components

State Contact:

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Kentucky

Kentucky

CDC and the Kentucky Department of Public Health have entered into a data use agreement. The state health department will gain access on a quarterly basis to data reported to CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) from healthcare facilities in the state. The new provisions are designed to allow data access solely for the purposes of surveillance and prevention.

The following data are being requested by the Kentucky Department of Public Health:

  • Central line-associated bloodstream infections in all critical care, ward, and specialty care locations
  • Surgical site infections for abdominal hysterectomy and colon procedures (both inpatient and outpatient procedures)
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in all critical care, ward, and specialty care locations
  • MRSA, C. difficile, CRE Klebsiella, CRE E. coli, and MDR Acinetobacter LabID events from all inpatient locations (FacWideIN)
  • Healthcare worker influenza vaccination
  • MRSA, C.difficile, Acinetobacter, CRE E. coli, and CRE Klebsiella LabID events from Long Term Care Facilities

See entire Kentucky Data Use Agreement [PDF - 102 KB]

See detailed list of data [PDF - 367 KB] in the agreement

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Missouri

Missouri

State Contact:

  • Eddie Hedrick BS, MT(ASCP), CIC
    Emerging Infections Coordinator
    Senior Epidemiology Specialist
    Bureau of Communicable Disease Control & Prevention
    Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
    930 Wildwood Drive
    Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

  • Phone: (573) 864-5317
  • Missouri Department of Health

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Montana

Montana

State Contact:

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North Dakota

North Dakota

State Contact:

  • Faye Salzer
    HAI Activities Coordinator
    North Dakota Department of Health
    Division of Disease Control
    PO Box 241
    Ashley, ND 58413

  • Phone: (701) 333-8389

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Nebraska

Nebraska

State Contact:

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Nevada

Nevada

  • Patients in Nevada hospitals had 42 percent fewer central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2011 than would have been predicted.  (SIR=0.58, What is this?)
  • The percent of healthcare facilities in this state reporting HAI data to CDC's NHSN:
    • CLABSIs: 50.0%
    • CAUTIs: 34.8%
    • The number of facilities reporting SSIs: 11
    • This state has done some type of validation effort for CLABSI. This includes audit of medical records.
  • Facilities in this state are required by law to report HAI data to NHSN
  • State hospital association is involved with a CUSP initiative to prevent CLABSI and/or CAUTI
  • State has implemented CDC injection safety initiatives and participates in the One and Only Campaign
  • State has implemented a CAUTI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a C. diff Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a CLABSI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a SSI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a MDRO Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a MRSA Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a Prevention Collaborative for LTC Facilities*
  • State is involved with antimicrobial stewardship activities
  • 2012 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $105,000.00
  • 2011 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $296,516
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act funding amount: $201,830

State Contact:

  • Kimisha Griffin, MPH
    Health Surveyor II
    Office of Public Health Informatics & Epidemiology
    Nevada State Health Division
    3811 W. Charleston Ste 205
    Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • Phone: (702) 486-3568
    Fax: (702) 486-0494

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

  • Patients in Puerto Rico hospitals had 41 percent more central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2011 than would have been predicted.  (SIR=1.41, What is this?)
  • The percent of healthcare facilities in this state reporting HAI data to CDC's NHSN:
    • CLABSIs: 32.2%
    • CAUTIs: 30.5%
    • The number of facilities reporting SSIs: 0
  • State health department and hospital association are involved with a CUSP initiative to prevent CLABSI and/or CAUTI
  • This state is training a CDC/CSTE fellow as a state or local HAI-focused epidemiologist
  • State has implemented a CAUTI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a C. diff Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a CLABSI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a MDRO Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a MRSA Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a Prevention Collaborative for LTC Facilities
  • State has implemented a SSI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a VAP Prevention Collaborative
  • State is involved with antimicrobial stewardship activities
  • 2012 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $70,307.00
  • 2011 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $66,154
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act funding amount: $201,830

State Contact:

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island

* These projects include laboratory components

State Contact:

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South Dakota

South Dakota

State Contact:

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Utah

Utah

State Contact:

  • Sherry Varley RN,CIC
    Infection Preventionist
    Healthcare Associated Infections Program Coordinator
    Utah Dept of Health Bureau of Epidemiology
    288 North 1460 West, 2nd Floor
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

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Washington

Washington

* These projects include laboratory components

State Contact:

  • David Birnbaum, PhD, MPH
    Program Manager
    Healthcare Associated Infections Program
    Division of Disease Control and Health Statistics
    Washington State Department of Health
    PO Box 47811
    Olympia, Washington 98504-7811

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West Virginia

West Virginia

State Contact:

  • Dee Bixler, MD MPH
    Director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
    West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
    Room 125
    350 Capitol St.
    Charleston, WV 25301

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The information included in this map describes state HAI prevention efforts with financial and/or technical support provided by CDC. Please refer to state health department Web sites for information about additional HAI prevention efforts underway in each state.

 
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