Teresa C Horan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint CDC/NHSN surveillance definition of health care-associated infection and criteria for specific types of infections in the acute care setting
    Teresa C Horan
    National Healthcare Safety Network, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:309-32. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Dialysis Surveillance Report: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)-data summary for 2006
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Dial 21:24-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Improved risk adjustment in public reporting: coronary artery bypass graft surgical site infections
    Sandra I Berrios-Torres
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:463-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Improving risk-adjusted measures of surgical site infection for the national healthcare safety network
    Yi Mu
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:970-86. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of late-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in neonatal intensive care units: data from the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System, 1995-2004
    Fernanda C Lessa
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:577-81. 2009
  6. doi request reprint NHSN annual update: antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections: annual summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006-2007
    Alicia I Hidron
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:996-1011. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Making use of electronic data: the National Healthcare Safety Network eSurveillance Initiative
    Jonathan R Edwards
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:S21-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Device-associated infections among neonatal intensive care unit patients: incidence and associated pathogens reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2006-2008
    Susan N Hocevar
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1200-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the impact of risk adjustment for central line-days on interpretation of central line-associated bloodstream infection rates
    Jerome I Tokars
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1025-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Report, data summary for 2006, issued June 2007
    Jonathan R Edwards
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:290-301. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint CDC/NHSN surveillance definition of health care-associated infection and criteria for specific types of infections in the acute care setting
    Teresa C Horan
    National Healthcare Safety Network, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:309-32. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Dialysis Surveillance Report: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)-data summary for 2006
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Dial 21:24-8. 2008
    ..g., coagulase-negative staphylococci). In 2007, enrollment in NHSN opened to all providers of outpatient hemodialysis. Specific information is available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/nhsn_FAQenrollment.html...
  3. doi request reprint Improved risk adjustment in public reporting: coronary artery bypass graft surgical site infections
    Sandra I Berrios-Torres
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:463-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Improving risk-adjusted measures of surgical site infection for the national healthcare safety network
    Yi Mu
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:970-86. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of late-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in neonatal intensive care units: data from the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System, 1995-2004
    Fernanda C Lessa
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:577-81. 2009
    ..We assessed the scope and magnitude of MRSA infections with disease onset after 3 days of age (late-onset MRSA infections) in NICUs...
  6. doi request reprint NHSN annual update: antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections: annual summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006-2007
    Alicia I Hidron
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:996-1011. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Making use of electronic data: the National Healthcare Safety Network eSurveillance Initiative
    Jonathan R Edwards
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:S21-6. 2008
    ..Enhanced interoperability between health care and public health information systems is achievable for surveillance purposes, but major challenges must be overcome to realize the full benefits sought by the eSurveillance Initiative...
  8. doi request reprint Device-associated infections among neonatal intensive care unit patients: incidence and associated pathogens reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2006-2008
    Susan N Hocevar
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1200-6. 2012
    ..To describe rates and pathogen distribution of device-associated infections (DAIs) in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients and compare differences in infection rates by hospital type (children's vs general hospitals)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the impact of risk adjustment for central line-days on interpretation of central line-associated bloodstream infection rates
    Jerome I Tokars
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1025-9. 2007
    ..To describe methods to assess the practical impact of risk adjustment for central line-days on the interpretation of central line-associated bloodstream infection (BSI) rates, because collecting these data is often burdensome...
  10. ncbi request reprint National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Report, data summary for 2006, issued June 2007
    Jonathan R Edwards
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:290-301. 2007
  11. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus central line-associated bloodstream infections in US intensive care units, 1997-2007
    Deron C Burton
    Surveillance Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 301:727-36. 2009
    ..Concerns about rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) health care-associated infections have prompted calls for mandatory screening or reporting in efforts to reduce MRSA infections...
  12. pmc Estimating health care-associated infections and deaths in U.S. hospitals, 2002
    R Monina Klevens
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS A 24, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:160-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a national estimate of the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and deaths in United States hospitals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Guidance on public reporting of healthcare-associated infections: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
    Linda McKibben
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:580-7. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Detection of postoperative surgical-site infections: comparison of health plan-based surveillance with hospital-based programs
    Kenneth E Sands
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Eastern Massachusetts Prevention Epicenter, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:741-3. 2003
    ..We compared these two methods for identifying SSIs following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of health care-associated infections identification using two mechanisms for public reporting
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:145-9. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Using automated health plan data to assess infection risk from coronary artery bypass surgery
    Richard Platt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Eastern Massachusetts Prevention Epicenter, Boston, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1433-41. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Improving benchmarks for surveillance by defining types of pediatric intensive care units
    Betsy Epps
    Am J Infect Control 30:68-70. 2002