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105. Mass. Code Regs. 130.628. - Data Collection and Reporting Systems

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Each maternal and newborn service must comply with Massachusetts laws and must maintain a daily patient log as required by the Department of Public Health.  The hospital must report the death of a pregnant woman during labor or delivery or up to 90 days after delivery or termination of pregnancy to the Department within 48 hours of the death.  Every hospital with a maternal and newborn service and neonatology department must submit patient specific data to the Department.  Hospitals with Level III maternal and newborn services must develop and maintain quality initiatives.

Current as of June 2015