The IOM in its report on Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival emphasized the importance of data and registries in designing and implementation approaches to education and care for cardiac arrest. The presenter, a member of the IOM group which authored this report will present current examples of how data including bid data and registries has been used and can be used to improve cardiac arrest survival. The presentation will include models for using local data, mega data and different registries to guide education and redesign models of care to improve survival from cardiac arrest and cardiac emergencies in infants, children and adults. In addition to the models, actual best practices and examples will be provided which used mega data, local and regional data and registries. There will be opportunity for audience input and audience interaction.