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created Jul 16, 2013

updated Apr 01, 2014

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Description

This dataset contains information regarding the number of enrollments by population in the New York State Donate Life Registry for the latest month. The registry is a confidential database that records a person’s consent to organ/tissue donation upon death. The database is used by donation professionals to determine a person donation status at the time of their death. For more information, check out: www.health.ny.gov/donatelife or go to the “About” tab.

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Data Provided By
New York State Department of Health
Source Link
http://www.health.ny.gov/donatelife
Dataset Summary
Organization
Office of Health Systems Management
Time Period
Cumulative as of 2000
Posting Frequency
Monthly
Data Frequency
Monthly
Dataset Owner
Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic &Treatment Centers/ Organ Transplant and Donation Unit
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
County
Units
Enrollments
Notes
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This data set contains information on the number of enrollments in the Donate Life Registry by county and percentage of the eligible New York State population. Enrollment in the registry is legal consent to organ/tissue donation at the time of a person’s death. A person must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible for enrollment in the registry.
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The Department depends on the enrolled individual to inform the Department of any changes to their enrollment, such as, change of address. Also, an individual may enroll multiple times through different portals of entry. Therefore, the data set may include persons who are deceased, have left the state or have multiple enrollments.
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Health, Department of
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