CROWNWeb has published their January Newsletter, at
. It includes articles on https://mycrownweb.org/2020/01/january-2020-newsletter/
Medication Reconciliation and its January 9 and 23, 2020 training sessions
PY2020 PSRs and PSCs (see also
https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2019/12/03/py2020-qip-final-psr-and-psc-released/) ICH CAHPS CY2019 exemption attestation (deadline March 2, 2020)
CY2020 Clinical Depression Screening requirements
January 16, 2020 training for ICH CAHPS and Depression Screening reporting requirements
Clinical data submission deadlines (if your Network doesn’t require earlier submission)
Plus announcement of the January 21, 2020 New User Training, and the usual lists of always-useful resources and links.
Find information and register for the January 30, 2020 CROWNWeb Town Hall on signing up for HCQIS HARP at
CROWNWeb, Depression Screening, HARP, HCQIS, ICH CAHPS, Medication Reconciliation, Medications (Staff), Mental Health (Staff), PSC, PSR, Staff Education |
The January CROWNWeb Town Hall will take place on January 30, 2020 and cover the new
registration process and the ESRD Quality Reporting System (EQRS). Find out more and register at HCQIS Access Roles and Profile (HARP) . https://mycrownweb.org/pcw_community_events/january-2020-town-hall/
CROWNWeb Training on data entry for the new
will be held on January 9, 2020 and repeated on January 23; see Medication Reconciliation Reporting Measure . https://mycrownweb.org/2019/12/medrec-training-announce/
Training on the
will be held on January 16, 2020; find details and register for this training at ICH CAHPS and Clinical Depression Screening Reporting Requirements . https://mycrownweb.org/pcw_lems/ich-cahps-and-clinical-depression-training-2/
Because NHSN was down for twelve days in December, CMS and CDC have extended the deadline for facilities to enter or edit their July-September 2019 NHSN data from December 31, 2019 to January 13, 2020. For questions or concerns, contact the NHSN helpdesk at
or the CMS ESRD QIP team at NHSN@cdc.gov email@example.com.
CROWNWeb has announced that their Medication Reconciliation Training will occur on January 9, 2020. Find more information and register at
NHSN resolved a system problem this morning, but if you have edited your denominator data between December 7th and December 18th, those changes may have been lost. Review your data prior to the December 31, 2019 CMS ESRD QIP quarter 3 reporting deadline to ensure accuracy and completeness by using the 3 step guide at
http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/dialysis/3-steps-to-review-de-data-2014.pdf . If you have any questions, email them to with “dialysis” in the subject line. NHSN@cdc.gov
NHSN will be down for emergency maintenance today for several hours beginning at 10am PST. Do not submit CDAs via DIRECT until NHSN is back up.
The NHSN Dialysis Component will be down for “several hours” on December 18, 2019, starting at 6am PST, for scheduled maintenance.
NHSN Version 9.4 was released on December 7, 2019. It includes many additions and changes, including analysis updates. Review pages 1 (all Components) and 4-5 (Dialysis Component) of the Version 9.4 Release Notes at
for important details. The new analysis output options require regeneration of datasets. Email all questions to the NHSN Helpdesk at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/NHSN/NHSN9.4ReleaseNotes.pdf . NHSN@cdc.gov
The December 2019 NHSN Newsletter has been published. It includes no dialysis-specific articles, but there are relevant general articles on pages 14ff covering NHSN Training in 2020 and CDA changes for Version 9.4. Find it at
Slides from the December 4-5 NHSN Dialysis Surveillance Call can be found at . They include sections on AKI, Data Quality Checks, Annual Training, Missing SIRs, Data Review, QIP Updates, and Version 9.4. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/NHSN/NHSNDialysisEventUpdates2020.pdf