HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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id: cdcNHSN

name: CdcNHSN

status: active

kind: codesystem

date: Mar 20, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

publisher: HL7

contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - National Healthcare Safety Networ,Centers for Disease C:

responsible: HL7

description: CDC - National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) code system - A set of patient safety and healthcare personnel safety vocabulary concepts and associated identifiers maintained as a code system by the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network. CDC NHSN is planning to use these code system concepts in the HAI implementation guide. These concepts would be submitted for the HL7 Ballot (Dec 2008). CDC NHSN can provide complete list of concepts, identifiers and extended attributes for this code system.


type: oid

value: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.277

preferred: true


type: uri

value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/cdcNHSN

preferred: true