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...
February 10, 2011
This toolkit documents and defines business processes common to preparedness departments in public health agencies and identifies the requirements for information systems that would support these processes.
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...
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...
July 11, 2016
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...
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.