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Topic: Planning and development
Reports IndexDisplaying 1 to 10 of 26 Reports
May 25, 2021
To better understand how to transform public health data and infrastructure to protect health and achieve health equity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) commissioned the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) to conduct an environmental scan, host a series of interviews with thought...
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...
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...
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.
Systematic Collaborative Approach to Improve Public Health Programs: Leveraging Immunization Registration Example
November 18, 2016
Public health programs can benefit from systematic collaborative approaches that use business analysis and structured facilitation techniques to effectively address strategic and operational challenges. This report is intended to provide practical guidance for senior public health leaders and...
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...
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.
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 21, 2015
Public Health Informatics 2023: Alternative Scenarios was created to consider the range of forces, challenges, and opportunities shaping public health informatics in the United States, so that leaders and practitioners can make strategic decisions that more effectively take the future into account.