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  1. Data collection will be difficult on weekends, due to the shortage of staff. Can we adjust the permutation schedule to exclude data collection on weekends?

  2. When will DHSS publish reports and how many months of data will be included in the report? 3/5/08

  3. Why are central line-associated bloodstream (CLAB) infections and surgical site infections (SSIs) reported as (half ), (empty circle ), or (full ), while head of bed (HOB) elevation data are reported numerically?

  4. What is the TCD System?

  5. Can facilities use separate systems to report the mandated information to the DHSS (e.g., Use AICE!® to report surgical procedures and MHIRS to report CLAB data)? 5/27/2005

  6. Our hospital has two medical ICUs. How do we report the data when we register for an exemption and when we report to MHIRS? (This would also apply if there were two surgical, coronary, pediatric, medical/surgical, or NICUs.)? 10/3/2005

  7. What is the FIC?

  8. What is a sponsor?

  9. Will the program forward a renewal application to me before my license expires?

  10. What is a WIC Retailer Agreement?

  11. Why aren’t demographic breakdowns (age, race, income, education, health insurance status) provided for counties?

  12. Can I sign up my children?

  13. How will I learn about the provider’s rules and policies?

  14. Can the provider transport my child?

  15. Why does Missouri need a registry?

  16. Can my relatives make the donation decision?

  17. My inspector tells me I need an illness policy where do I find one?

  18. Can I sell fish that I caught to a local restaurant?

  19. If all 50 states participate in the BRFSS, does that mean that the same questions are asked in every state?

  20. I am a medication technician in another state. How do I transfer my certification to Missouri?

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