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The trauma registry (https://indianatrauma.isdh.in.gov/) is a core component of any statewide trauma system.  The Indiana Trauma Registry is a repository into which statewide trauma data has been brought together to support three foundational activities: identification of the trauma population, statewide process improvement activities, and research. The Indiana Trauma Registry was implemented in 2007, with initial participation by the seven hospitals in Indiana that were verified by the American College of Surgeons as Level I or Level II trauma centers.

Today, more than 100+ hospitals in Indiana with emergency departments are actively submitting data to the state trauma registry on a quarterly basis.  Ramzi Nimry is the Trauma and Injury Prevention Program Director of the ISDH Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention.  For hospitals interested in learning more about the trauma registry, Ramzi can be reached at 317-234-7321 or rnimry@isdh.in.gov.

The software vendor chosen for the registry is ImageTrend from Minneapolis, MN. ImageTrend has also been selected to provide a repository for EMS data.  The combination of EMS and trauma data allows Indiana to develop a more robust data system with which we can create a better statewide trauma system.


*The Indiana Trauma Registry follows the National Trauma Data Standards (NTDS) set by the American College of Surgeons and the Committee on Trauma on a yearly basis https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/tqp/center-programs/ntdb/ntdsThis includes the collection of required elements set by both bodies but also may inlcude any additional elements set by the Indiana Trauma Registry.*

The following hospitals have submitted data to the Indiana Trauma Registry quarterly since Quarter 1 2013

Quarterly data submissions since Quarter 1 2013

The following rehabilitation hospitals have submitted data to the Indiana Trauma Registry:

  • Community Health Network
  • Community Howard
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
  • Franciscan St. Elizabeth

Trauma Registry Rule

Patient Registry Reporting Schedule

All hospitals with Emergency Departments are asked to report their data on a quarterly basis.  The quarterly data reporting schedule:

Patient Admission Date Range Report Due Date
January 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020 June 30, 2020
April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
July 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020 January 15, 2021
October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 May 2, 2021
January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021 June 30, 2021

Contact Information

If you are interested in receiving training on the trauma registry, please contact:
Ramzi Nimry
Trauma and Injury Prevention Program Director, Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention

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Page last updated 1/3/2021