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Tracking and reporting accidents and infections

Though rare, accidents and infections can occur in surgery centers such as burns, falls, and surgical site infections. Surgery centers report on whether they participate in the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network - Outpatient Procedure Component and report accidents and surgical site infections.


Reporting Period 

  • Latest 6 months prior to Survey submission 

Patients Included in the Measure

  • Outpatients (Patients who are admitted and discharged on the same day)

  • Adults and Children