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?
Clinical and Administrative Domains, Implementation Guides
43. Please Describe the Topic
44. Product Type
45. Parent standard
HL7 CDA R2
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
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:
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EHR, PHR, Other (please specify)
Local and State Departments of HealthHealthcare Institutions (hospitals, long term care, home care, mental health)
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.