National Trauma Data Bank - www.ntdsdictionary.org
The following timeline illustrates the major accomplishments of the NTDB, leading up to the creation of the National Trauma Data Standard:
The Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) committed significant resources to establish the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB).
Original National Trauma Data Bank® Elements Defined
First Call for NTDB Data
First National Trauma Data Bank® Annual Report Released
Rapid Growth of the National Trauma Data Bank®
Expanded Web Presence
One Million Record Mark
The National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB) reaches the 1 million record mark and begins a project on data element standardization.
National Sample Project
The National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) collaborate on the National Sample Project
New Data Dictionary Released
The National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB) releases the National Trauma Data Standard (formerly National Trauma Registry) data dictionary, developed in collaboration with HRSA, state trauma managers, trauma registry vendors, and other stakeholders in the trauma community.