Data element name

Sub data element name


Code System Owner

NameU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
Phone number
Code System Maintainer (Steward)Name
Email address
Phone number
Code System PublisherName
Email address
Phone number
Code System NamesFormal name of the code systemNHSN Healthcare Facility Patient Care Location
Short name of the code systemHSLOC
Code System Technical IdentifiersHTA-endorsed URI
HTA-endorsed OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.259
Other URIs
Other OIDs
Code System InformationLink

A file for background on why HSLOC was created and how it is currently used for NHSN surveillance reporting:

NotesA classification of patient care locations within healthcare facilities for public health purposes.
Arrangement or agreements with HL7 for use of content

Version management

The current goal is to update it annually (January of each year)

Version identified by year (YYYY)

Code System Copyright, Intellectual Property and LicensingCopyright Statement
Copyright Information

"Most of the information on the CDC and ATSDR websites is not subject to copyright, is in the public domain, and may be freely used or reproduced without obtaining copyright permission."

For information and exceptions regarding use of CDC material please see here

Intellectual Property Information
Licensing Information
HTA endorsement statusValue
Assignment date
HTA review statusLast review date
Next review date
Information current as at (date)
July 2020 - Provided by NHSN
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