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									               EDEN
Electronic Death Entry Network

             Jeff Duncan
    Office of Vital Records and Statistics
         Utah Department of Health
            Phone: 801-538-7023
            Email: jduncan@utah.gov
          http://health.utah.gov/vitalrecords




                  October 18, 2007
          Death Certificate
Permanent Legal Record
• prima facie evidence of death
• Required for: death benefits, insurance,
  internment
Statistical data collection
• Public health program management
• Medical and public health research
      Legal Requirements
• DC must be filed with local registrar within
  5 days of death

• By statute, funeral director is responsible
  for death registration

• Certifying physician or ME completes
  medical section within 72 hours from time
  of death
Paper Death Certificate Flow
       What is electronic death
       registration?

•   Paperless death certificates
•   SSN Verification
•   Electronic authentication
•   Burial permit printing at funeral home
•   Remote ordering of certified copies
•   Electronic corrections and amendments
        EDEN Development

• SSA Funding—October 2004
• Advisory committee formed
    •   State and local vital records personnel
    •   Funeral directors
    •   Physicians
    •   Chief Medical Examiner
• Development by OVRS programmers and Gold
  Systems, Inc.
• Production: August 1, 2006
       Benefits of Eden

•   Improved timeliness of data
•   Higher quality data
•   National Security
•   Greater efficiency
•   Verified Social Security numbers
      EDEN Technical Specs

•   Secure Internet application
•   SSN verification with Social Security
•   Database—MySQL on DOH Linux server
•   PHP and VBScript
•   24/7 operation
           Electronic Death Certificate Flowchart


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                                                                              OVRS
LH                              EDEN
D                               Database
                                   MySQL




     Death                                                          Federal and state
     Certificates                                                   Agencies
                      Reports
                                               Data Requests
    Death data goes to….

• Federal Agencies
  – NCHS, SSA, CPSC
• State Agencies
  – DOH programs, DWS, GOPB, Elections
    Office
• Others
  – Utah Cancer, UPDB, Universities,
    Researchers
    Death data timeliness


Eden
                                      Registration
                                      Record in DB
                                      ICD10 coded
Paper




        0   20     40       60   80
             Days after death

								
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