227110 Annual Exploration of Injury and Emergency Health Data Issues

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 : 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Joseph L. Annest, PhD , National Center for Injury Prevention and Control/OSP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Margaret Warner, PhD , Division of Vital Statistics, Mortality Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC), Hyattsville, MD
Lois Fingerhut, MA , LA Fingerhut Consulting, Washington, DC
Denise Love, MBA, RN , National Association of Health Data Organizations, Salt Lake City, UT
Larry Cook, PhD, MStat , Intermountain Injury Control Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Jennifer Taylor, PhD, MPH , Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA

This year's session will continue the tradition of the past decade of APHA meetings, where members discuss current issues surrounding injury and emergency health data. Topics for this year's Data Roundtable include updates on:

         WISQARS Cost of Injury Module

         efforts to improve external cause of injury (E Coding) in state morbidity data systems

         ICD 11 External cause coding revision process: structure and code sets

         the STIPDA Injury Surveillance workgroup (ISW 7) efforts towards defining poisonings

         changes in the mechanism of injury for presence on admission (POA) coding

         Data use/exchange limitations and permissions related to the paperwork reduction act, HIPAA, and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to 1. utilze the WISQARS system and to obtrain data. 2. discuss the importance of pressent on admission codes. 3. list current issues in international injury data

Keywords: Injury Control, Data/Surveillance

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am responsible for the development and opperation of WISQARS and a founding member of the ICEHS data committee.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.