HAI Prevention Calculator
The TDH HAI Prevention Calculator is provided by the TDH HAI Program to assist healthcare facilities in prioritizing HAI prevention activities. To use:
- Determine a time period and HAI of interest (e.g., quarter, calendar year, etc.)
- Select HAI from dropdown menu, or choose “custom target” and enter a target SIR
- Log into CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and obtain:
- Enter data into form
- Click “compute” to determine how many HAIs would have needed to have been prevented in order for the target SIR to be reached in the time period of interest
NOTE: This calculator is a tool provided for reference purposes only. Data are not stored or shared with anyone, including the Tennessee Department of Health. The accuracy of the results produced by this calculator is dependent upon the quality of the input data.