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Colorado

Colorado

  • Patients in Colorado hospitals had 41 percent fewer central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2011 than would have been predicted.  (SIR=0.59, What is this?)
  • The percent of healthcare facilities in this state reporting HAI data to CDC's NHSN:
    • CLABSIs: 54.3%
    • CAUTIs: 39.4%
    • The number of facilities reporting SSIs: 61
    • This state has done some type of validation effort for CLABSI and SSI. For SSI, this includes audit of medical records.
  • Facilities in this state are required by law to report HAI data to NHSN
  • State health department is involved with a CUSP initiative to prevent CLABSI and/or CAUTI
  • One of 10 state health departments in the Emerging Infections Programs (EIP) network*
  • State has implemented a C. diff Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a SSI Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a Hand Hygiene Collaborative
  • Dialysis facilities in this state are participating in prevention and/or reporting initiatives for HAIs
  • 2012 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $334,269.66
  • 2012 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Funding Program Component (PC) funding amount: $150,000.00
    • Activity: Reporting and Ensuring the Quality of Healthcare-associated Infection Data (HAI Surveillance)
  • 2011 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $363,302
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act (EIP) funding amount: $414,402
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act (ELC) funding amount: $977,516

* These projects include laboratory components

State Contacts:

  • Tamara Hoxworth, Ph.D.
    CO HAI Coordinator
    Patient Safety Program Epidemiologist
    Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division
    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
    Denver, CO 80246

  • Phone: (303) 692-2930
    Fax: (303) 753-6124

  • Wendy Bamberg, MD
    Medical Epidemiologist for Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Emerging Infections Program
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program
    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
    Denver, CO 80246

  • Phone:(303) 692-2491
    Fax: (303) 782-0338
  • Colorado Department of Health

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New York

New York

CDC and the New York State Department of 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 New York State Department of Health:

  • Central line-associated bloodstream infections in all non-critical care patient care locations
  • Surgical site infections for all inpatient NHSN procedures except colon, hip replacement, abdominal hysterectomy, and coronary artery bypass graft procedures
  • Surgical site infections for all outpatient NHSN procedures
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in all patient care locations
  • Ventilator-associated events in all patient care locations
  • Central line insertion practices in all patient care locations
  • MRSA, MSSA, C. difficile, VRE, Ceph-R Klebsiella, CRE Klebsiella, CRE E. coli, and MDR Acinetobacter LabID and events from all inpatient and outpatient locations (FacWideIN and FacWideOUT)
  • MRSA, MSSA, C. difficile, VRE, Ceph-R Klebsiella, CRE Klebsiella, CRE E. coli, and MDR Acinetobacter infection events from all inpatient and outpatient locations
  • MDRO process measures
  • Healthcare worker influenza vaccination
  • Healthcare worker blood and body fluid exposures
  • Urinary tract infection from Long Term Care Facilities
  • MRSA, MSSA, C.difficile, VRE, Acinetobacter, Ceph-R Klebsiella, CRE E. coli, and CRE Klebsiella LabID events from Long Term Care Facilities

See entire New York Data Use Agreement [PDF - 162 KB]

See detailed list of data [PDF - 544 KB] in the agreement

  • Patients in New York hospitals had 16 percent fewer central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2011 than would have been predicted.  (SIR=0.84, What is this?)
  • The percent of healthcare facilities in this state reporting HAI data to CDC's NHSN:
    • CLABSIs:70.5%
    • CAUTIs: 31.9%
    • The number of facilities reporting SSIs: 178
    • This state has done some type of validation effort for CLABSI and SSI. This includes audit of medical records.
  • Facilities in this state are required by law to report HAI data to NHSN
  • 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
  • One of 10 state health departments in the Emerging Infections Programs (EIP) network*
  • 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 MRSA Prevention Collaborative
  • State has implemented a Prevention Collaborative for LTC Facilities*
  • State is involved with antimicrobial stewardship activities
  • Dialysis facilities in this state are participating in prevention and/or reporting initiatives for HAIs
  • 2012 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $648,428.11
  • 2012 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Funding Program Component (PC) funding amount: $220,000.00
    • Activity: Improving Health Department Capacity to Provide Infection Prevention and Control Assistance
  • 2011 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $621,472
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act (EIP) funding amount: $392,863
  • 2009-2011 Recovery Act (ELC) funding amount: $1,599,048

* These projects include laboratory components

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