Harvest Schedule and Information

Data are submitted through the secure website linked below. STS and DCRI have developed detailed harvest instructions for your convenience.

  • Username = estsdata
  • Password = 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, contact Elizabeth Watkins at (312) 202-5858 or Elizabeth Watkins immediately.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
  Opening Date Closing Date Period Ending Report Posted Notes
Data Submission 1 January 9, 2017 February 24, 2017 12/31/2016 End of April Composite/
NQF/Star Rating
Data Submission 2 March 6, 2017 May 26, 2017

3/31/2017

End of July  
Data Submission 3 June 5, 2017 August 25, 2017 6/30/2017 End of October Composite/
NQF/Star Rating
Data Submission 4 October 2, 2017 December 1, 2017 9/30/2017 End of January 2018 Last Day to
Opt Out:
12/04/2017

Data Submission Close occurs at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on the date listed. 

Data from the time period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2017, must be in version 2.81 format of the data specifications. Data from July 1, 2017, and after must be in version 2.9 format of the data specifications.

Please submit only 1 year’s worth of data for each submission period, unless changes were made to the data prior to that date. If that's the case, enter data for the timeframe to include the earliest date of the changed file(s).


Congenital Heart Surgery Database
  Opening Date Closing Date Period Ending Report Posted Notes
Fall 2017 Harvest July 17, 2017 September 29, 2017 6/30/2017 End of November  
Spring 2018 Harvest October 16, 2017 March 23, 2018 12/31/2017 End of May Public Reporting Harvest

Data Submission Close occurs at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on the date listed.

Please submit only 1 year’s worth of data for each submission period, unless changes were made to the data prior to that date. If that's the case, enter data for the timeframe to include the earliest date of the changed file(s).


General Thoracic Surgery Database
  Opening Date Closing Date Period Ending Report Posted Notes
Fall 2017 Harvest July 10, 2017 September 29, 2017 6/30/2017 End of November  
Spring 2018 Harvest October 16, 2017 March 23, 2018 12/31/2017 End of May Public Reporting Harvest

Data Submission Close occurs at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on the date listed.

Please submit only 1 year’s worth of data for each submission period, unless changes were made to the data prior to that date. If that's the case, enter data for the timeframe to include the earliest date of the changed file(s).