NYSDOH SPARCS Training Webinar

Originally presented on October 10, 2013

This webinar targeted to SPARCS coordinators will address:

  • Why SPARCS is expanding the collection of race and ethnicity data.
  • How improved race and ethnicity data will help in identifying disparities in health care quality
  • Increased national legislative and regulatory attention to race and ethnicity data
  • Steps to improve quality of data collection and expand race and ethnicity categories
  • How facilities are expected to code the expanded race and ethnicity data categories
  • What is required by hospitals and facilities that submit data to SPARCS