• Loading...

2010 Vital Statistics Five-Star Award Criteria

Loading...
The 2010 Five-Star Criteria for Funeral Homes
(PDF 28K)
The 2010 Five-Star Criteria for Hospitals/Birthing Center/Midwives
(PDF 28K)
The 2010 Five-Star Criteria for Local Registrars
(PDF 29K)

Below is a list of the criteria that will be considered for the 2010 Five-Star Awards.

2010 Five-Star Award Criteria for Funeral Homes and Mortuary Services

Timeliness:

Complete and print 90% or Higher of all drop-to-paper death registrations within 5 days of death using Texas Electronic Registrar (TER) between January 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010.

Purpose: to allow for medical certifier’s their 5 days to complete the medical certification [HSC §193.005(b)] on the death record so that the record can be filed not later than the 10th day after the date of death,.

 

Training:

Attend the 2009 Annual Vital Statistics Conference or one of the 2010 Regional Vital Statistics Conferences and complete the online self-assessment. The online self-assessment will be available via the website; www.texasvsu.org this summer.

Innovation:

Complete better than the state average of all death certificates fully electronically using the Texas Electronic Registrar system.

Funeral homes and Mortuary Services that complete 90% or more of their records fully electronically will be considered for an Exemplary Five-Star designation.

Accuracy:

90% or better of all Social Security Verification’s return “Passed” for all records filed by your facility between January 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010.

Collaboration

Recruit physicians in your registration district to sign up and use the TER-Death Registration System.

2010 Five-Star Criteria for Hospitals, Birthing Centers, and Midwifes

Timeliness:

Complete 92% or better of birth registration releases within 5 days of the birth using Texas Electronic Registrar (TER) between January 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010.

Hospitals, Birthing Center’s and Midwives, that complete 95% or better of birth registration releases within 5 days of the birth using Texas Electronic Registrar (TER) will be considered for an Exemplary Five-Star Designation.

Paternity:

Complete better than the state average of potential Acknowledgments of Paternity at your facility from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.

Accuracy:

Less than 5% of all birth records filed at your facility had one or more of the key required statistical fields left blank or marked “unknown” as a response between January 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010.

(These items are Mother’s Education [Mother 1 Tab], Mother’s Last Menses Date [Medical 1 Tab], Date Of First Prenatal [Medical 1 Tab], and Attendant Type [Certifier Tab].)

Training:

Attend the 2009 Annual Vital Statistics Conference or one of the 2010 Regional Vital Statistics Conferences and complete the online self-assessment. The online self-assessment will be available via the website; www.texasvsu.org this summer.

Hospitals, Birthing Center’s and Midwives, that send at least two employees from the same facility to one of the conferences will be considered for an Exemplary Five-Star Designation.

ImmTrac Performance:

Use the manual ImmTrac (NB-2) consent form to offer parents of newborns the opportunity to “grant” or “deny” ImmTrac consent, and submit properly completed forms for 95% of children born at your facility between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010.

2010 Five-Star Criteria for Local Registrars

Timeliness:

Average no more than 20 days for death registrations entered in Texas Electronic Registrar (TER), including manual, drop-to-paper and fully electronic, from the date of death to filing in the state office between January 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010.

Local registration offices averaging less than 12 days will be considered for an Exemplary Five-Star designation.

Improvement:

Have filed better than the state average of all death records fully electronically in your registration district from January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.

Training:

Attend the 2009 Annual Vital Statistics Conference or one of the 2010 Regional Vital Statistics Conferences, and complete the on-line Texas Electronic Registrar (TER)-Death Registration Training at Texasvsu-ed.org

Timely Electronic Death Registration:

Register 98% fully electronic death records filed locally within one business day of receipt.

Managing Registration:

Complete the online self-assessment survey. The online self-assessment will be available via the website; www.texasvsu.org this summer.


Last updated May 20, 2014