This site displays data on Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) as reported to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) by hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. Currently, data are reported for central line-associated bloodstream (CLAB) infections and surgical site infections (SSIs). Data on head-of-bed elevation (HOB) is also displayed. HOB is a process measure related to care in preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia. Such infections as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile, vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), ventilator-associated pneumonia and others, are not included on this site. Reports available in PDF format only.
Owner: Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (state agency)