New Mexico Launches Healthcare-Associated Infections Website

September 16, 2010

The New Mexico Department of Health has launched its Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) website.

New Mexico has a voluntary HAI reporting law applicale to hospitals.  Enacted in 2009, the Hospital-Acquired Infection Act, NMSA §§ 24-29-1 to 24-29-6, charges the Department of Health and the New Mexico Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Committee with the surveillance, prevention, and public reporting of HAIs.

The Department’s HAI website provides useful HAI information to consumers and healthcare professionals.  The website can be accessed at: http://nmhealth.org/HAI/index.shtml.

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