§ 32.1-35.1

Information on nosocomial infections

Acute care hospitals shall report information about nosocomial infections to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network. Such hospitals shall release their infection data to the Board of Health. The specific infections to be reported, the hospitals required to report, and patient populations to be included shall be prescribed by Board regulation. Such hospital infection rate data may be released to the public by the Board, upon request.

History

2005, c. 444.

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