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Healthcare Associated Infection Reports (HAI) Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF)

Owning work group name

Public Health

Committee Approval Date

  • January 3, 2019

Publishing Lead

  • Sarah Gaunt

Contributing or Reviewing Work Groups

Structured Documents

FHIR Development Project Insight ID


Scope of coverage

Content location

Proposed IG realm and code


Maintenance Plan

CDC NHSN will provide ongoing support of this implementation guide.

Short Description

Long Description

Involved parties

This implementation guide has been developed by CDC NHSN in consulation with Point Click Care, NASL, and Matrix Care to support electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network.

Expected implementations

LTCF EHR vendors, Point Click Care, NASL, Matrix Care

Content sources

Protocols and forms defined by NSHN:

Example Scenarios

  • Reporting of single-person and population summary healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities
  • e.g.: reporting of a laboratory identified Multi-Drug Resistant Organismsm (MDRO) or Colstridium difficile (CDI) microorganism
  • e.g.: reporting of monthly aggregate data from MDRO and CDI (population summary data)

IG Relationships

  • US Core
  • Healthcare Assciated Infection Reports


When IG Proposal Is Complete

When you have completed your proposal, please send an email to

FMG Notes