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Topic: Information systems development

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Displaying 1 to 10 of 25 Reports

A Facilitator’s Companion Guide to the Informatics-Savvy Health Department Self-Assessment

February 26, 2019
This facilitator's guide will serve as the roadmap to the person within a health agency leading the self-assessment activities. It provides instructions for convening the assessment group, outlines roles and responsibilities, includes worksheets for the facilitator to fill out during the self-...

Informatics-savvy Health Department Introductory Slide Deck

February 26, 2019
This PowerPoint template can be customized and branded to an individual agency's use to introduce concepts around the informatics-savvy health department and the self-assessment activity to agency staff in order to orient the staff to the coming process and build interest and advocacy for the...

Case Study: The York Bureau of Health's Search for an Information System

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...

Electronic Health Record Requirements for Public Health Agencies

November 7, 2016
This document provides public health agencies with a set of information system requirements needed to support electronic health records (EHRs) for case management and clinical services. These EHR requirements are designed to be general, giving public health agencies a starting point for creating...

IIS Workforce Classifications

March 31, 2016
Created with funding from the CDC, these nine sample role descriptions and a related competency domain model are intended to provide guidance for identifying staffing needs and subsequent recruiting for immunization information systems.

Next Generation Electronic Death Registration System

March 16, 2016
This paper presents potential strategies for designing and implementing a next generation electronic death registration system to support improved quality and timeliness of vital records data.

Enhancing Electronic Health Record Systems to Generate and Exchange Data with Electronic Vital Registration Systems

November 17, 2015
This project sought to develop a roadmap with possible routes for certification of electronic health record systems’ (EHR-S) capabilities for generating data for and exchanging data with electronic vital registration systems (EVRS).

HRIS-HMIS Interoperability Assessment for Kenya

September 29, 2014
The purpose of the HRIS-HMIS interoperability assessment was to contribute to ongoing efforts in Kenya to optimize information for decision-making in the health sector through the strategic exchange of data.

Immunization Information Systems Joint Development

August 25, 2014
By engaging in joint development and collaborative efforts, the IIS community can collectively develop common solutions to common problems. This report provides a roadmap for standardizing methods, harmonizing best practices and reducing costs using strategies that allow all stakeholders to benefit...

Graduate Tracking Requirements Project

December 1, 2013
PHII identified business needs and defined functional requirements for developing a graduate tracking system and tools for medical training programs within ten African institutions.