Code System: HSLOC
For background on how NHSN uses HSLOC, see Chapter 15: CDC Location Labels and Location Descriptions [PDF – 1 MB] of the Patient Safety Component Manual.
This is a work in progress to provide a computable file that is a companion to the table in Chapter 15.
Name: NHSN Healthcare Facility Patient Care Location (HSLOC)
Definition: A classification of patient care locations within healthcare facilities for public health purposes.
Questions regarding this table should be directed to HSLOC Team.