STIPDA

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STIPDAState and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association
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In collaboration with STIPDA and CSTE, CDC should develop uniform methods to improve E-coding through cost-effective quality assurance practices and evaluation, considering effective approaches already in place in certain states.
CDC, in collaboration with STIPDA and CSTE, should develop training curricula for use in educational institutions (e.g., medical schools, nursing programs, health information specialist programs) and hospitals (e.g., continuing education) aimed at raising the awareness of physicians, nurses, health information specialists, and health plan and hospital administrators regarding their role in improving external cause-of-injury data, including training curricula for
CDC, in collaboration with STIPDA and CSTE, should work with professional organizations of clinicians, nurses, medical records specialists, and health plan and hospital administrators to develop incentives and approaches to training their members on their role in collecting high quality external cause-of-injury data.
In 2007, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), the Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA-ICEHS), the State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association (STIPDA), the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR), and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) issued position statements calling on CDC to develop strategies to improve E-coding completeness and specificity in state hospital discharge databases (19-23).
Members of the workgroup are associated with CSTE, SAVIR, and STIPDA. Because multiple states have indicated interest in establishing HEDDS in addition to HDDS, the workgroup decided to include in this report efforts to improve E-coding in both statewide hospital discharge and ED data systems.
CDC has a history of working in collaboration with CSTE, SAVIR, and STIPDA on E-coding and other projects to improve the usefulness of statewide HDDS and HEDDS data.