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Ballot Document Name and Information
Document/Standard Name:HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Healthcare Associated Infection Reports, Release 4 - US Realm
Realm:Realm Specific: US
Backwards Compatible:Yes
Internally/Externally Developed:Internally Developed Document/Standard
Ballot Level
Requested Ballot Level:STU
Standard Ballot Open Date:Except standard dates
Standard Ballot Close Date:Except standard dates
Work Group Information
Sponsoring Work Group:Structured Documents 
Project Insight Project ID:1192
Confirmation of Work Group Approval:Structured Documents (22 Oct 2020 Approve: 26, Abstain: 0, Opposed: 0)
Primary Work Group Contact:Austin Kreisler
NIB Form Submitted By:Austin Kreisler
Publishing Facilitator:Sarah Gaunt
Other Sponsoring TCs and SIGs:
Additional Vote Recipients:Sarah Gaunt
Document Description/Changes
Description of Ballot Document:

With cooperation from CDC and Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) software vendors, document will be STU Release 1 of the HL7 Implementation Guide for CDA® Release 2: Healthcare Associated Infection Reports Release 4. The IG will continue to support electronic submission of HAI data to the National Healthcare Safety Network. This document will contain two new COVID-19 data elements in several existing forms, new AR denominator data elements, and a move of most of the vocabulary into VSAC.

Major Changes Since Last Ballot:CDA Only: New COVID-19 data elements in several existing forms
New items in the AR denominator form.
Most of the vocabulary has been moved from the existing spreadsheet to VSAC and links to the value sets will be updated in this version of the IG
ANSI-Required Information
The following information is required by ANSI for all ballots.
Project Need
Briefly explain the reason behind the need for this project. This may be related to legislative requirements, industry need, or similar justifications.The CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is being used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and 30 states plus the District of Columbia as the technical infrastructure by which they obtain healthcare-associated infection and quality measure data. Currently, more than 12,000 facilities are reporting data into NHSN. This project revises existing reports/documents and adds new ones to collect data that are relevant to CDC’s surveillance plan.
Other Referenced Standards
Does this document include text from an ISO or IEC standard? If so, please cite those standards here.None
Unit of Measure
As required by ANSI, if measurements are introduced in this standards document, what is the measurement type from the choices available?Not Applicable 
Identified stakeholders. For example, pharmaceutical, healthcare, etc.Quality Reporting Agencies, Regulatory Agency, Health Care IT, Local and State Departments of Health; Healthcare Institutions (hospitals, long term care, home care, mental health)  
Consumer Product IndicationNo  
Is this a consumer product?
Ballot Reconciliation Reminder
Intent to Complete Reconciliation Activities:Yes
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