Program Schedule

Advancing Public Reporting and Surveillance of Healthcare-associated Infections

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109-AB

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Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  John Jernigan, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Julie Mangino, MD, Ohio State Univ.

10:30 AM
U.S. Hospitals with Low Surgical Volume are Excluded from Public Reporting but have Higher Rates of Surgical Site Infection
Michael S. Calderwood, MD, MPH ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Michael V. Murphy, BA ; Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Richard Platt, MD MS ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA
10:45 AM
NHSN vs. CMS: How Changing the Risk Adjustment Model Changes the Results
Kathleen Gase, MPH, CIC ; Raya R. Khoury, MPH ; Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH
11:15 AM
Case Mix Index Predicts Healthcare Facility Onset Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
Nicola D. Thompson, PhD, MSc ; Jonathan R. Edwards, MStat ; Maggie Dudeck, MPH, CPH ; Scott Fridkin, MD ; Shelley S. Magill, MD, PhD

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J. Mangino, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

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