National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. NHSN provides facilities, states, regions, and the nation with data needed to identify problem areas, measure progress of prevention efforts, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections.

In addition, NHSN allows healthcare facilities to track blood safety errors and important healthcare process measures such as healthcare personnel influenza vaccine status and infection control adherence rates.

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Paving the Path Forward: 2015 Rebaseline

Frequently Asked Questions

CDC and CMS Issue Joint Reminder on NHSN Reporting

NHSN Reporting

CDC and CMS Issue Joint Reminder on NHSN Reporting

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ASCs: NHSN Enrollment Status Now Available

Find out if your facility has completed the enrollment process

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See CDC’s newest antibiotic resistance and HAI data

See CDC’s newest antibiotic resistance and HAI data

New Data Tools

Antibiotic Resistance - Vital Signs

NHSN data shows superbugs threaten hospital patients

Some progress, but more work is needed