Recommendations for Improving External-Cause-of-Injury Coding in State-Based Data Systems

December 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/4/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 47, p1326
The article deals with the report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in December 2009 on improving external-cause-of-injury coding (E-coding) in state-based morbidity data systems. Among the consensus reached by participants in the February meeting are improving communication and collaboration among stockholders and illustrating a business cae for high-quality E-coding.


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