Client(s): Connecticut Department of Public Health
Services: Health Care & Public Health Planning, Training & Technical Assistance
Technical Expertise: HIV & Infectious Diseases, Patient Safety, State and Local Public Health
JSI will validate the accuracy and completeness of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) reported to the Connecticut DPH from acute care hospitals using the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) HAI surveillance (tracking) system. JSI will use validation protocols and forms prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in their national HAI surveillance data validation toolkit, available on the CDC website.