Your nursing facility is a model of excellence!
By committing to take part in a national effort to understand the burden of
infections (CDIs) in nursing homes, you consistently demonstrate your dedication to the quality of life of our residents.
You are part of a movement that includes more than 3,000 nursing homes across America, including 108 in Florida. With your help, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was able-for the first time ever-to calculate CDI rates for every state in the nation.
But we are not done yet.
We need your help to maintain CDI data entry into the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) through the end of 2018. This consistency will allow our state and the nation to measure improvement. Your continued dedication has several additional benefits.
For example, CDI surveillance: