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Healthcare-associated Infection


Form ID: F7
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
Version: 1.1
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. For an inpatient care location, there must be 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 for this release
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 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE228 Description of infection 2 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE231 Infection control person 3 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE234 Type of HAI 4 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE237 CLABSI 5 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE240 VAP 6 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE243 CAUTI 7 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE246 Classification of SSI 8 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE249 Other type of infection 9 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE252 Type of central line 10 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE258 Classification of VAP 11 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE261 CAUTI catheter status 12 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE264 Classification of CAUTI 13 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
DE267 Inpatient location when CLABSI, VAP, CAUTI appeared 14 1.1 03/31/2010 - -
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
References: No specific reference at this time
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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