EDRS Information for Registrars of Vital Statistics

EDRS is a secure web-based system that provides a method for electronically registering deaths at any time and from any location where web access is available. Access to the system will be granted to users authorized to complete a death certificate, including funeral directors, physicians, medical examiners, coroners, and registrars.

The purpose of EDRS is to streamline the death registration process and improve the quality of the death data collected, reduce the time it takes to file death records and improve communication among those responsible for filing and meeting the 72-hour filing requirement of Public Health Law. The resulting benefits include faster delivery of death certificates, reduced travel costs for funeral firms, improved disease tracking for public health purposes, and reduction in fraudulent filing of death benefits due to faster vital events tracking.

EDRS provides on-line access for all parties involved to work on the same case to complete decedent fact of death and cause of death information without the need for a physical paper trail.

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