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Head/Spinal Cord and Violent Injury Registry (HSVI)

The Illinois HSVI Registry is a combination of two separate registries. The first registry is the Head and Spinal Cord Injury Registry which collects data related to traumatic injuries to - the head which produces an altered state of consciousness or temporarily or permanently impairs mental, cognitive, behavioral or physical functioning. Spinal cord injury that occurs as a result of trauma, which involves spinal vertebral fracture, or where the injured person suffers any of the following effects:

  1. Effects on the sensory system including numbness, tingling or loss of sensation in the body or in one or more extremities;
  2. Effects on the motor system including weakness or paralysis in one or more extremities;
  3. Effects on the visceral system including bowel or bladder dysfunction or hypotension.

The second registry is the Violent Injury Registry which collects violent injuries that are the result of acts of violence.

The Illinois Department of Public Health went live into production with a new HSVI Registry on June 4, 2020 with support from ESO.

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