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2018 Advisory Committee Meeting

Date:  October 18, 2018

Time:  9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Address/Location:

DSHS Central Campus
Moreton Building
Room 100
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

Agenda (PDF)

Meeting Minutes (PDF)

The live recording of the meeting.

Presentations and Documents:

Antibiotic Stewardship

CARBA-R ASSAY SWABS

CDC Vital Signs Containing Unusual Resistance

Cepheid Swabs Shipping Guidance

CRE Infection Clinical FAQs

Definitions and Guidance 2018

Diagnostic UTI Algorithm 062618

HAI Reporting and Auditing

Healthcare Safety Conference Survey Results

How to Collect a Swab for Enteric MDRO Screening

Interim Guidance for Public Health Response to Contain a Novel or Targeted MDROs 

NQF Patient Safety Quality Measures

PAE FAQs Revised 102018

Proposed 2019 Committee Meeting Dates

Screening FAQ CDC 

Verbal Consent - CRE


Date:  July 19, 2018

Time:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Address/Location:

DSHS Central Campus
Moreton Building
Room 100
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

Agenda (PDF)

Meeting minutes (PDF) 

The live recording of the meeting can be found at this link: http://texashhsc.swagit.com/play/07192018-1043/.

Presentations and Documents:

Healthcare Safety Advisory Committee Bylaws

2017 MDRO Data Report

ARLN Update

Reported PAEs 2015-2018

Vital Signs April 2018


Date:  April 5, 2018

Time:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Address/Location:

DSHS Central Campus
Moreton Building
Room 100
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

Agenda (PDF)

Meeting minutes (PDF) 

The live recording of the meeting can be found at this link: https://texashhsc.swagit.com/play/04052018-535.

Presentations and Documents:

HSAC Open Government Compliance

Introduction to Preventable Adverse Events (PAE)

Summary of Reported PAE Findings

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) - Texas Reporting Updates

Texas Healthcare Safety Network (TxHSN) - Introduction and Updates

HAI Outbreaks 2017

2016 Multidrug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Reporting

Infection Control Assessment and Response Program Report

ARLN Candida Factsheet

ARLN CRE Colonization Testing Fact Sheet

Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN) Initiatives

Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy

Texas Advisory Meeting

Last updated February 4, 2019