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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...
Population Health Management Software: An Opportunity to Advance Primary Care and Public Health Integration
June 30, 2016
Small- to medium-sized health care practices and independent provider groups often lack electronic health records (EHRs) that provide the robust reporting and analytic capacity provided by population health management (PHM) products. Both health care providers and public health agencies stand to...
August 6, 2015
This self-assessment activity is designed to increase an EHDI program’s capability to exchange electronic health information with clinical electronic health record systems (EHRs).
January 16, 2015
This project sought to characterize the overlapping objectives of public health agencies (PHAs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs) in relation to improving population health outcomes.
August 25, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has partnered with health information technology (HIT) experts, state and local public health agencies, and the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) to develop the Healthy Weight Surveillance initiative. This project seeks to use...
September 11, 2013
This guidance document was developed by the Joint Public Health Informatics Taskforce (JPHIT) to provide practical advice and information to public health managers and staff who craft such agreements.
Improving Public Health Preparedness: Strengthening Biosurveillance Systems for Enhanced Situational Awareness
September 1, 2013
This report is designed to aid state, territorial, tribal, and local public health leaders as they improve their capacity to achieve situational awareness during a public health emergency. The report serves as a concise reference work public health leaders can use to help design and manage...
August 1, 2013
PHII conducted an analysis of selected commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Electronic Disease Surveillance System (EDSS) vendors. The purpose of this analysis is to help state and local health departments explore the potential of available surveillance systems to meet their needs, framing the landscape...
June 1, 2012
This document presents the requirements developed for business processes on reportable conditions surveillance. It is intended as a roadmap for acquiring information systems that support this type of surveillance.