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Developing Performance Measures for Immunization Registries

May 1, 2004
One of a series of case studies on strategic application and management of health information systems, this case study outlines the All Kids Count performance indicators and how they demonstrated the value of performance indicators to show progress towards an information system's stated goals...

The Unique Records Portfolio: A guide to resolving duplicate records in health information systems

January 2, 2006
The concepts, examples, and tools in The Unique Records Portfolio are intended to help public health agencies and health care organizations address deduplication challenges, specifically articulating the challenges and solutions to developing deduplication strategies, and describing the...

Requirements for SNS Inventory Tracking and Management

December 1, 2010
PHII developed requirements for tracking inventory of medical and non-medical countermeasures during an event for the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). This document provides requirements collaboratively developed by members of PHII, CDC, and state and local public health agencies, to inform...

Electronic Disease Surveillance System (EDSS) Vendor Analysis

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...

Developing Nationwide Consensus on Bidirectional Query Immunization Information Exchange

August 1, 2013
The purpose of this project was to establish consensus within the IIS community on a single approach to bidirectional query exchange, in time for Stage 3 Meaningful Use regulations. PHII worked with its partners to collaboratively identify, define and document a standardized use case for...

Inter-Jurisdictional Health Information Exchange

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...

Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology (CRDM) Use Case Webinar

October 30, 2013
This webinar reviews PHII's collaborative approach to business process analysis and requirements definition. Each of the tools are illustrated using a real public health example. Additionally, the presenters introduce two additional tools for assessing and selecting a vendor based on defined...

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.

Common Ground: Public Health Preparedness Toolkit

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.