Maternal Death Data Frame (Department of Public Health)

Adanya Lustig filed this request with the Department of Public Health of Connecticut.
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From: Adanya Lustig

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

The data record layout, data frame, or any equivalent data framework used by this agency to document maternal deaths. Materials responsive to this portion of this request should include reference to the data elements collected by this department and should not include any personal information. Please feel free to redact any personally-identifying information.

If any clarification is necessary, please feel free to call the MuckRock Office at 617-299-1832.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at MuckRock.com.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Adanya Lustig

From: Department of Public Health

October 20, 2017

Adanya Lustig
MuckRock
DEPT MR 44811
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Ms. Lustig:

The Department of Public Health (the “Department”) acknowledges receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act, dated October 19, 2017, for data record layout, data frame, or any equivalent data framework used by CT DPH to document maternal deaths, including reference to the data elements collected by CT DPH, not including any personal information (“the request”).

The Department is processing your request and anticipates providing you with a final response to it within six weeks.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me at (860) 509-7270.

Sincerely,

Maura Downes, MPA
Director of Communications
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone - 860-509-7106
Cell – 860-250-8391
maura.downes@ct.gov<mailto:maura.downes@ct.gov>

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From: Department of Public Health

October 20, 2017

Adanya Lustig
MuckRock
DEPT MR 44811
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Ms. Lustig:

The Department of Public Health (the “Department”) acknowledges receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act, dated October 19, 2017, for a list of every hospital, clinic, or other institution that provides sexual assault forensic exams administered by a certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) (“the request”).

The Department is processing your request and anticipates providing you with a final response to it within six weeks.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me at (860) 509-7270.

Sincerely,

Maura Downes, MPA
Director of Communications
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone - 860-509-7106
Cell – 860-250-8391
maura.downes@ct.gov<mailto:maura.downes@ct.gov>

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www.ct.gov/dph<http://www.ct.gov/dph>

From: Department of Public Health

Dear Ms. Lustig,
In response to your FOIA request, attached please find the data dictionary (data record layout) used by the Connecticut Department of Public Health to collect death data for all deaths from 2005 to the present. Included are specific pregnancy related data elements used to document and identify maternal related deaths.

If I may be of further assistance, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely

Elizabeth Frugale
Registrar of Vital Records
CT Department of Public Health
Health Statistics and Surveillance/Vital Records
410 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06134
elizabeth.frugale@ct.gov<mailto:stephen.eichler@ct.gov>
(860) 509-7895

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