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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

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National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

The is a secure, internet-based surveillance system that integrates and expands patient and healthcare personnel safety surveillance systems managed by the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) at CDC.  Enrollment is open to all types of healthcare facilities in the United States including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient dialysis centers and units, rehabilitation hospitals and psychiatric hospitals.  South Dakota currently has 14 facilities reporting to NHSN with rights conferred to the South Dakota Department of Health. 

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