Data Sharing Guidelines
Perinatal Data System (PDS) data is collected and used at designated hospitals and within the community for quality assurance, program planning and research purposes. Data is available for the years 1998 to present and is released according to the region's Data Access Policy. Persons interested in analyzing de-identified regional data or receiving a summary report may file a request by clicking on the appropriate data request form below, printing and signing the form and then faxing it to Joseph Duckett at (585) 424-1469. Questions regarding the data should be directed to Connie Bottoni
- Request for data for regional comparison
- Request for data for quality assurance or program planning (summary data)
- Request for data for research
Changes were made by New York State to the variables being collected beginning January 1, 2004. Data guidelines for the information currently being collected are available in the New York State Guidelines.
New York State Guidelines are occasionally updated. Contact your hospital birth certifier for the latest verion of the guidelines. To identify who your hospital's birth certifier is, check the Directory of Coders.