Hospital Infection Disclosure Act … Annual Reports to the General Assembly

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, the Department of Health and Environmental Control, with the support of an advisory committee, has enforced HAI reporting as mandated by the Hospital Infections Disclosure Act since 2006. This law requires the reporting of HAI data from acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to the public. HAI monitoring promotes infection prevention activities within healthcare facilities to improve patient safety.

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    Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2021 annual report to the General Assembly
    (2023-01) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, the Department of Health and Environmental Control with the support of an advisory committee has enforced HAI reporting as mandated by the Hospital Infections Disclosure Act since 2006. This law requires the reporting of HAI data from acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to the public. HAI monitoring promotes infection prevention activities within healthcare facilities to improve patient safety.
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    Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2020 annual report to the General Assembly
    (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, the Department of Health and Environmental Control with the support of an advisory committee has enforced HAI reporting as mandated by the Hospital Infections Disclosure Act since 2006. This law requires the reporting of HAI data from acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to the public. HAI monitoring promotes infection prevention activities within healthcare facilities to improve patient safety.
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    Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2019 annual report to the General Assembly
    (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, the Department of Health and Environmental Control with the support of an advisory committee has enforced HAI reporting as mandated by the Hospital Infections Disclosure Act since 2006. This law requires the reporting of HAI data from acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to the public. HAI monitoring promotes infection prevention activities within healthcare facilities to improve patient safety.
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    Hospital Infection Disclosure Act 2018 Annual Report to the General Assembly
    (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-23) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Healthcare-associated infections are a major public health problem. With the passing of the HIDA law, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control established a multidisciplinary advisory panel to study and make recommendations for the surveillance and reporting of HAIs. This is the 2018 report on the progress of implementing the South Carolina Hospital Infection Disclosure Act.
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    Hospital Infection Disclosure Act 2014 Annual Report to the General Assembly
    (South Carolina State Library, 2015-04) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Healthcare-associated infections are a major public health problem. With the passing of the HIDA law, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control established a multidisciplinary advisory panel to study and make recommendations for the surveillance and reporting of HAIs. This is the 2014 report on the progress of implementing the South Carolina Hospital Infection Disclosure Act.