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Healthcare-associated Infection


Form ID: F7
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
Version: 1.2
Form Short Name: HAI
Synonym: HAI
Definition: A healthcare-associated infection (HAI) is a localized or systemic condition resulting from an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent(s) or its toxin(s). It is acquired during the course of receiving treatment for other conditions within a healthcare setting, with no evidence that the infection was present or incubating at the time of admission (except surgical site infection (SSI)).
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Guide For Use: Use this form to report a healthcare-associated infection (HAI). An HAI is a localized or systemic condition resulting from an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent(s) or its toxin(s). It is acquired during the course of receiving treatment for other conditions within a healthcare setting, with no evidence that the infection was present or incubating at the time of admission (except surgical site infection (SSI)). Narrative detail can be captured on the Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF).
Comments: None defined at this time
Description Of Change: Not Applicable
Data Element ID Sort Data Element Name Sort Question Number Sort Version Sort Effective Date Sort Until Date Sort
DE225 Infection present or incubating on admission 1 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE228 Description of infection 2 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE231 Infection control person 3 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE234 Type of HAI 4 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE237 CLABSI 5 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE240 VAP 6 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE243 CAUTI 7 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE246 Classification of SSI 8 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE249 Other type of infection 9 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE252 Type of central line 10 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE258 Classification of VAP 11 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE261 CAUTI catheter status 12 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE264 Classification of CAUTI 13 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
DE267 Inpatient location when CLABSI, VAP, CAUTI appeared 14 Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2 03/31/2010 - -
Effective Date: 04/01/2012
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/24/2013
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
References: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 01/24/2014
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