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(Posted on 3/28/14)

Congratulations to the 2013 Excellence in Birth Registration Award Winners (PDF:330KB/2 pages)

The Excellence in Birth Registration Award is presented to hospitals for timely and complete filing of birth records at the Excellence in Birth Registration Training & Conference. This is an annual event especially for Minnesota Birth Registrars. Each year, people from all over the state gather to learn about birth registration needs, challenges and solutions.

This year’s Conference will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn Shoreview, conveniently located in the northern Twin Cities metro area at 694 & Lexington Avenue.

(Posted on 3/17/14)

"Invitation to Excellence"

Excellence in Birth Registration Conference & Training

When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Hampton Inn Hotel, Shoreview, MN

Annual Gathering
Once a year, veteran birth registrars and newcomers alike gather at MDH's annual birth registration conference to learn ways to improve the process at their facilities, ask questions, and share their stories.

This year's topics include information about specific, culturally diverse populations and regions in Minnesota, health disparities, uses for birth data, paternity establishment, and practical tips to avoid mistakes (and how to correct records when they do occur). In addition to a great day of training, this will be a great opportunity for attendees to learn, network, and create community. And don't forget the awards!

Learning Objectives
We will facilitate birth registration learning objectives through multiple formats such as presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions. Takeaways from the conference and training include:

Identify and understand the Big Picture:

  • Why birth data registration and collection is important to healthcare facilities, practitioners, and families.
  • Recognize and understand common problems with birth data collection to increase accuracy and timeliness in filing registrations.
  • Identify support systems and resources for special circumstances, such as varying cultural norms.

More Information
7:30 to 8 a.m. - Sign In, Coffee, and Continental Breakfast

Advance registration only - To attend the conference, advance registration is required. The deadline to register is April 25. The cost for attending is $43.10. We cannot accommodate same day registration or payment.

To register for the conference, click on the link below:
Conference Registration