After the NJDOH
investigation, the New Jersey facility revised its policies and procedures regarding assigning, stocking, and cleaning anesthesia carts.
1 The cost-to-charge ratios were calculated by NJDOH from audited annual cost reports submitted by hospitals.
Although NJDOH recognized 470 DRG's, 3 were omitted because they consist of ungroupable diagnoses, and 4 were omitted because they had a very small number of admissions, leaving a total of 463 DRG's.
4 Definition of admission status According to NJDOH guidelines, admissions are classified into one of three categories: elective, urgent, or emergency.
Based on the success of this pilot project, the NJDOH
PEOSH Program will continue to use the RTK Surveys to identify hazardous substances to which public employees may be exposed and to conduct similar short-term projects to reduce these exposures.
The objectives were to assess EMR capabilities, assess the capacity to report screening data to NJDOH, and evaluate the data flow and tracking at a sample of birthing facilities.
The aggregate data reports submitted to NJDOH contain the number of live births, number of newborns screened, an explanation of any discrepancies between those numbers, and the number of positive screens.
Face-to-face interviews were conducted by CDC and NJDOH personnel to assess pulse oximetry screening procedures, data collection and maintenance procedures, reporting practices, and burden (i.
On December 29, the Hoboken Board of Health, HRHC, NJDOH
, and ATSDR provided the residents with results and interpretation of the urine tests and urged residents to relocate as soon as possible.
To assess the role of enhanced laboratory surveillance in generating the increase in case reports, NJDOH
surveyed 20 clinical laboratories that had reported at least one E.
For this analysis, reports of all reactive STSs for newborns received by NJDOH during January 1-December 31, 1993, were reviewed manually to assess the completeness and accuracy of case classification and reporting.
During 1993, a total of 497 reactive STSs for newborns were reported to NJDOH.