National Vital Statistics System

Newsletters from the National Vital Statistics System

This newsletter is published by the NVSS to enhance the community of vital records and vital statistics practice, provide useful information for vital statistics and vital records professionals, and inform the broader community of interested stakeholders.

December [PDF – 311 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming January 2022 VSCP Directors Webinar; Notable publication information on changes in twin births in the United States; Information on the 2022 data year close-out; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information and much more…

November [PDF – 279 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming December 2022 VSCP Directors Webinar; Notable publication information on changes in home births in the United States; Information on the Center for Medical Examiners and Coroners (COMEC); Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information and much more…

October [PDF – 312 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming November 2022 VSCP Directors Webinar; Notable publication information on the cause of fetal death report; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information on a workflow testing event involving 18 jurisdictions and information highlighting the CDC Directors’ support of the NVSS COP and much more…

September [PDF – 220 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming October 2022 VSCP Directors Webinar; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information on the Health Information and Management Systems Society Interoperability Showcase that will be held April 2023; Notable publication information on Infant Mortality in the United States, 2020: Data from the Period Linked Birth/Infant Death File and much more…

August [PDF – 299 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming September VSCP Directors Webinar; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; Notable publication information on Maternal and Infant Characteristics and Outcomes Among Women with Confirmed or Presumed COVID-19 During Pregnancy and much more….

July [PDF – 396 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the upcoming August 2022 VSCP Director’s Webinar; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; and much; Notable publication information on Trends and Characteristics in Gestational Diabetes and more…

June [PDF – 338 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the 2022 VSCP Annual Meeting; New Invoice Processing Platforms; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; and much more…

April – May [PDF – 332 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the 2022 NAPHSIS Annual Meeting; Notable publications release dates; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; and much more…..

March [PDF – 416 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the 2021 data year close-out dates that involve the birth, death, and fetal death files; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; and much more…

February [PDF – 298 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on the 2022 NAPHSIS annual meeting; Community of Practice (COP) information regarding the unveiling of the NVSS API in the test environment; notable publication about fetal mortality in the United States and much more….

January [PDF – 245 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on file layouts for 2022 data; Community of Practice (COP) information regarding results from the NCHS organized testing effort around the NVSS and jurisdiction client application programming interfaces and much more…