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Workforce Position Classifications and Descriptions

April 25, 2014
PHII worked with CDC, ASTHO and NACCHO to develop four template job descriptions for executive, managerial, professional and clinical informatics positions.

Defining the Work of Public Health Together

August 15, 2014
The Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology is the process by which PHII helps agencies define their functional requirements. This video provides an overview of PHII's collaborative process.

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...

The Healthy Weight Surveillance Initiative

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...

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.

Informatics at the Intersection of Public Health Agencies and Accountable Care Organizations

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.

Public Health Informatics 2023: Alternative Scenarios

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.

Increasing Capability for EHDI-EHR Interoperability: A self-assessment tool

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).

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.

Making the Value Case

September 23, 2015
The first step in planning for an EHR-based surveillance program, this tool provides guidance on how to develop a compelling value case for surveillance programs. It includes questions to consider during the process and structure for planning team discussions.