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Publication Request

1. Published Name of the Standard for which request is being made

2. Standards Material/Document


3. Date of Request

Oct 10, 2019

4. Use Period

2 years

5. Reason for extension, timeline, and actions

6. Original Publication Date

7. End date of the current STU period

8. Length of the requested extension

9. Review Process

10. HL7 Work Group making this request and date

Public Health 10/11/2019

10a. Requesting WG Date

11. URL of approval minutes

12. HL7 Product Management Group

CDA MG 10/23/2019

12a. Management Group Date of Approval

13. URL of approval minutes

14. Is the artifact ready for final publication?


15. If not ready, please describe remaining steps.

16. Tool name used to produce the machine processable artifacts in the IG

17. The name of the “IG artifact” within the context of the above mentioned tool.

18. Balloted Name of the standard for which request is being made

HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Ambulatory and Hospital Healthcare Provider Reporting to Birth Defect Registries Release 1 , STU 2 -US Realm

19. Requested name for published standard

HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Ambulatory and Hospital Healthcare Provider Reporting to Birth Defect Registries Release 1 , STU 2 -US Realm

20. If CMET, list IDs balloted

21. Project Insight Number


22. Document Realm


23. Ballot cycle in which the document was successfully balloted


24. Results of that ballot (following reconciliation activities):

24. Results of that ballot (following reconciliation activities):

(not needed for errata, STU extension, or unballoted STU update)

25. Affirmative


26. Negative


27. Abstentions


28. Not Returned


29. Total in ballot pool


30. Date on which final document/standards material was supplied to HQ

Sep 24, 2019

31. URL of publication material/ SVN repository

32. Publishing Facilitator

Craig Newman

33. Special Publication Instructions

see files loaded on 9/24/2019

34. URL of ballot reconciliation document

35. Has the Work Group posted its consideration of all comments received in its reconciliation document on the ballot desktop?


36. Substantive Changes Since Last Ballot?


37. Product Brief Reviewed By

Public Health WG, Craig Newman

38. Date Product Brief Reviewed

Oct 10, 2019

39. Has the Product Brief changed?

Product Brief

Product Brief

40. Family


41. Section

Clinical and Administrative Domains, Implementation Guides

42. Topic

Public Health

43. Please Describe the Topic

44. Product Type

45. Parent standard


46. Parent Standard Status

47. Update/replace standard

HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Ambulatory Healthcare Provider Reporting to Birth Defect Registries, Release 1 - US Realm

48. Common name/search keyword

Birth Defect Reporting

49. Description

More than 40 US states have population based birth defect surveillance programs. Many have mandated requirements for health care professionals to report to the surveillance program. The intent of this implementation guide is to standardize reporting to birth defect registries for both ambulatory and hospital providers.



These are categories of potential users, implementers, or other interested parties such as those that are indicated on the Project Scope Statement under “Stakeholders/Vendors/Providers”. Select those that are applicable, or suggest others:

50. Stakeholders

Other (specify in text box below)

51. Vendors

EHR, PHR, Other (please specify)

52. Providers

Local and State Departments of Health Healthcare Institutions (hospitals, long term care, home care, mental health)

53. Benefits

Creates a national standard for birth defect reporting
Enables ambulatory and hospital health care professionals to generate birth defect reports from electronic health records, streamlining public health reporting
Supports children with birth defects to get the resources and support services they need and provides the necessary information about a child’s birth defect and health status across their lifespan
Improves the quantity and quality of data collected, thereby enhancing the national public health capacity to monitor, understand, and prevent birth defects
Improves public health surveillance, streamlining existing processes and procedures for case ascertainment and data collection, and improves cost-effectiveness and timeliness of data reporting

54. Implementations/Case Studies

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Electronic Health Record Systems

55. Development Background

This guide was produced and developed through a collaborative effort of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, representatives from several state public health central birth defect registries, and Altarum Institute to develop a guide for Healthcare Provider Birth Defect Event Reporting to Birth Defect Registries.