Presentation on theme: "ECIC Workgroup Update 2004 PHSDC Annual Meeting Presented by Arturo Coto and Starla Ledbetter March 16 & 18, 2004."— Presentation transcript:
ECIC Workgroup Update 2004 PHSDC Annual Meeting Presented by Arturo Coto and Starla Ledbetter March 16 & 18, 2004
ECIC Workgroup Members n Arturo Coto, MD, MPH, Co-Chair n Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA n Marjorie Greenberg, MA n David Lawrence n Denise Love n Donna Pickett, MPH, RHIA n Mary Semon, MS n Starla Ledbetter, MS, RHIA, Co-Chair n Robert Davis, MS n Jeff Coben, MD n Charles Wentzel n Michelle Williamson, BS, BSN n Walter Suarez, MD, MPH n Sharon Sprenger, MPA, RHIA, CPHQ
Scope of ECIC n Established March 2001 n Promote the collection and reporting of standardized external cause of injury codes –These codes are important for injury surveillance, prevention and control; cost containment, and public health research n Promote the use of external cause of injury codes by public health practitioners and researchers (Develop educational strategy)
Progress to Date n Through collaboration with NUBC, a Data Maintenance (DM) request was approved by X-12 to include ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS as sources n Cooperation with AHRQ, NAHDO and CSTE on gathering information on the current state of external cause of injury reporting and use n Gathering of compelling stories using external cause of injury codes to impact policy, health outcomes, etc.
Coming Soon... n White paper discussing successes and problems encountered in capturing external cause of injury codes n Powerpoint presentation based on white paper as part of educational strategy n Inclusion of 12 fields for reporting external cause of injury codes in next version of the HCSDRG and 837 Institutional
Future Focus n Develop an effective ECIC educational strategy using information gathered over the past year to promote awareness of the importance of standardized collection of external cause of injury data