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We encourage leaders, practitioners, policy makers, funders and others interested in the advancement of public health practice to use the many valuable resources on this site. PHII resources may be freely used and distributed with citation.

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IIS Migration Toolkit

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....

Electronic Case Reporting for Sexually Transmitted Infections

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...

Informatics-savvy Health Department Toolkit

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...

Reframing Public Health Informatics: A Communications Toolkit

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...

Public Health Informatics Profile Toolkit

August 15, 2016
Public health plays a critical role in the collection and dissemination of health information. However, the systems that support this information are often fragmented, particularly at the state and local level, and afford little opportunity for inter-program communication. The Public Health...

Toolkit for Planning an EHR-based Surveillance Program

November 23, 2015
Successfully using information from electronic health records systems (EHR) for public health surveillance requires creating a value case, engaging stakeholders, implementing appropriate technologies, and ultimately using information to improve health.