Redfield Defends Bypassing the CDC on Crucial COVID-19 Data

Analysis of nationwide clinical laboratory COVID-19 lab test reports

The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) module was one of four pathways to reporting crucial COVID-19 data to HHS. The NHSN module was deactivated with the TeleTracking HHS Protect portal becoming the primary pathway for hospitals, hospital laboratories, and other healthcare facilities. The decision has met criticism.