Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health
This standard defines the format and structure for capturing the information used to undertake surveillance of health care-associated infections.
High-quality data will provide the ability to monitor the occurrence of health care-associated infections. Relevant data that is consistently captured electronically will provide the sector with valuable information to support it in identifying, addressing and resourcing instances of infections as well as outbreaks.
Summary of public comment
The Ministry of Health sought public comment on the draft HISO 10058.1 Infection Surveillance Data Standard from 2 October 2020 through to 13 November 2020. This document summarises the responses received and provides an overview of the decisions made by the subject matter experts.
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