The Department of Public Health’s Registry of Vital Records and Statistics (RVRS) collects two types of Vital Records through the web-based Vitals Information Partnership (VIP). For more information about the VIP Project visit the VIP Project Overview or the VIP Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) page.


Birth Module Updates

Several updates have been completed on the Birth Module since the original release of the software in February 2011. These updates include improvements and fixes to the software. If you are a current user of the system and you will like to suggest an enhancement, send your comments and suggestions to vip@state.ma.us . The project team will review your suggestions for possible inclusion in future releases.


Death Module Updates

The VIP EDRS went live September 1, 2014.  All deaths occurring on September 1, 2014 onward must be registered through the Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS).

More information about the EDRS Schedule Update and Go Live Information pdf format of More information about the EDRS Schedule Update
rtf format of More information about the EDRS Schedule Update

If you are a current user of the system and you will like to suggest an enhancement, send your comments and suggestions to vip@state.ma.us . The project team will review your suggestions for possible inclusion in future releases.

 

 


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics within the Department of Public Health.