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BORN is Ontario’s pregnancy, birth and childhood registry and network. By collecting, interpreting, sharing and rigorously protecting critical data about each birth in the province, BORN makes a positive and lasting contribution to the health of mothers, newborns, children and the citizens of Ontario.

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Delivery of Breech Presentation at Term Gestation in Canada, 2003–2011

23 April 2015

OBJECTIVE: To examine neonatal mortality and morbidity rates by mode of delivery among women with breech presentation at term gestation.

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Read the latest issue of the Bulletin - 2015 Conference Highlights

23 April 2015

In February 2015, BORN hosted its inaugural conference - The Right Information in the Right Hands at the Right Time: Using Data to Improve Maternal-Child Care and Outcomes.

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Success Story: Monitoring Performance for Improved Care at The Scarborough Hospital

21 April 2015

Making use of key performance indicators on the BORN Maternal Newborn Dashboard, the maternity team at Scarborough Hospital has been able to improve care and reduce nursery admissions associated with early term delivery.

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Choosing Where to Give Birth: Results of the Ontario Choice of Birthplace Study - April 2015

20 April 2015

Watch the last BORN Provincial Rounds on Choosing Where to Give Birth: Results of the Ontario Choice of Birthplace Study now!

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Report: Accessing Health And Health-Related Data in Canada

19 April 2015

Report released by the Council of Canadian Academies. This report assesses the current state of knowledge surrounding timely access to health and health-related data — key for both health research and health system innovation.

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Data Quality Enhancements

14 April 2015

At BORN Ontario, we make Data Quality one of our highest priorities. We recognize that the quality of data is directly related to use of the data and confidence in the results of any analysis.

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