ISDH

Joining the Indiana Infection Reporting Group

After successful enrollment in NHSN, you must join the Indiana Infection Reporting Group. To do so follow these steps:

  1. Go to the NHSN website at http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/start_here.html.
  2. Select "Group User Enrollment." On the next page under Group User Enrollment select "Guide to Joining a Group in NHSN." This link will open a power point presentation from CDC that will guide you through the group enrollment process.
  3. After review of this power point, sign in to your NHSN account and follow the instructions from the power point.
  4. Group ID number for the Indiana Infection Reporting Group is: 16218
  5. Password for the Indiana Infection Reporting Group is: Nomorehais
  6. You will then be directed to a template which will indicate what data fields will be collected by the Indiana Infection Reporting Group.
  7. Accept this template and rights to access this data will be conferred to the Indiana Infection Reporting Group as required under the Healthcare Associated Infections Reporting Rule, 410 IAC 15-4.

Questions about this program advisory letter may be directed to Burton Garten, Director, Quality Initiatives, Indiana State Department of Health, (317) 233-7948, bgarten@isdh.in.gov. Questions about identifying healthcare associated infections can be directed to Nicole Hearon, ISDH HAI Epidemiologist, nhearon@isdh.in.gov

 

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