2016 Spring Harvest
Please note: If you have changed software vendors since you last harvested data to the STS Data Warehouse, or if your 10-digit Hospital NPI number or Hospital Name has changed, you need to contact Susan Becker (312-202-5828, sbecker [at] sts [dot] org) at the STS Headquarters immediately.
The STS Data Warehouse is gearing up for the Spring 2016 Congenital Heart Surgery Data Harvest. Here are the dates and information you will need for submitting data.
2016 Harvest Schedule
2016 Spring Harvest Schedule
- February 29, 2016 - First date to submit data file
- March 18, 2016 - Harvest data submissions end
- March 25, 2016 - Final sign-off paperwork due
- Mid May 2016 - Final report distribution
Data Capture Window
January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015. If this is your first time submitting data to the Congenital Heart Surgery Database, surgical procedures prior to July 1, 2013 can be submitted to the Data Warehouse. Please contact your Data Submission Coordinator if you have any questions.
When satisfied with the quality of your data as reflected in the Data Quality Report, notify the Data Warehouse to include that data file in the spring 2016 Congenital Heart Surgery Data Harvest for analysis by completing the Data Quality Report Data File Inclusion in Analysis Sign-off Form and the Hospital Name Clarification Report. The forms must be finalized and on file at the Data Warehouse. Fax forms to Data Warehouse at (919) 668-7074.
Important Forms You Will Need for Submitting Data
These forms are required to complete the data transmission process.
Instructions for Submitting Data via the Secure Website
Harvest Procedural Checklist If you are comfortable with the data submission process, here is a quick list of steps for submitting your data file.
Detailed STS Warehouse Data Submission Instructions For participants submittin gdata to the warehouse for the first time or anyone who has questions about the harvest process, this page contains detailed information that should answer your questions.
Important information regarding your Data Quality Report
Duke is now using a secured email feature to send out your Data Quality Reports. Please find detailed instructions how to receive them here.
Quick Check-List of Steps for Submitting Data
If you are comfortable with the data submission process, here is a quick list of steps for submitting your data file
Complete Data Submission Instructions
For participants submitting data to the warehouse for the first time or anyone who has questions about the harvest process, this page contains detailed information that should answer your questions:
How To Read Your Data Quality Report
Here you can find an annotated copy of a sample Data Quality Report to help you interpret the results of your data submission.