Hospital VBP Program: NHSN Mapping and Monitoring — 1 C.E.

Monday, October 19, 2015 Archived

2 p.m. ET

This event will provide an overview of the impact on NHSN mapping including: the calculation of predicted number of infections by each NHSN mapped location, the impact of incorrect mapping in NHSN to a hospital, and the methods to evaluate NHSN data by location in order to create improvement strategies.

Rishi V. Parikh, MPH
ORISE Fellow, NHSN Methods and Analytics Team Surveillance Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion (DHQP),National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID),
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Rick Welsh, RN, CPHQ
Lead HAI Quality Specialist,
Quality Innovation Network (QIN) Contract,
Health Services Advisory Group Inc. (HSAG)

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