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November 3, 2016
Reframing Public Health Informatics is a collection of evidence-based framing recommendations and sample communications designed to help the public health workforce talk about informatics – what it is, how it works, and why its contributions are so important to achieving the goal of improved population health.
April 25, 2014
PHII worked with CDC, ASTHO and NACCHO to develop four template job descriptions for executive, managerial, professional and clinical informatics positions.
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September 8, 2020
These actionable, adaptable tools guide you through the process of transitioning to a new technology platform or other large-scale project involving your immunization information system (IIS). Leverage best practices and tested tools to direct the process, save time and ensure project success....
August 25, 2020
Today, most health care providers use manual methods, such as fax or web form, to submit case reports. This manual process is burdensome for both the provider and public health and allows many opportunities for data errors and unreported cases. Leveraging electronic health record (EHR) data for...
August 19, 2020
This document provides guidance on how the interaction of national and state laws can affect how public health interventions intended to benefit children are permitted to operate, especially in the domain of collecting, using and sharing personal health information. Child and adolescent mental...
July 14, 2020
This final report describes the work undertaken by the Laboratory African Regional Collaborative (LARC) in Kenya between 2018 and 2019 to address PEPFAR's 90-90-90 HIV reduction goals.
February 26, 2019
This toolkit walks agencies through the process of assessing their own informatics readiness and current state and then using that assessment to inform strengthening and strategic activities – allowing them to scale up informatics capacity to meet the evolving needs of the modern public health...
February 26, 2019
The core component of the Informatics-savvy Health Department toolkit, this self-assessment tool will be the chief focus of the stakeholder group convened to assess the agency. It allows the stakeholders to move through each component of the Capability Maturity Model and score their agency on...
March 15, 2018
Leveraging electronic health record (EHR) data for case reporting of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can dramatically lessen the burden of current manual reporting mechanisms for clinicians and public health agencies alike. Automating the building and sending of STI case reports with EHR...
January 26, 2018
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to public health agencies seeking to implement chronic disease surveillance using electronic health record (EHR) data, including considerations that should be discussed with clinical health information technology (IT) stakeholders, and suggest...
May 17, 2017
In 2016, the City of York Bureau of Health was ready to invest in an electronic information system to support its clinical services and community prevention efforts. The bureau partnered with the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) and completed PHII’s Collaborative Requirements Development...
January 20, 2017
The purpose of this toolkit is to unravel some of the complexity of the CMS 90-10 Matching Funding Program and to prepare public health agencies with the information needed to make an informed, credible and effective overture to their Medicaid programs about applying for these funds.