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Topic: Planning and development

Reports Index
Displaying 1 to 10 of 25 Reports

Finding Common Ground: Collaborative Requirements Development for Public Health Information Systems

June 30, 2010
This document presents an overview of the Common Ground initiative and the Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology. Through the Common Ground initiative, PHII led the collaborative development of requirements for information systems that would improve public health preparedness and...

Requirements for Public Health Preparedness Information Systems

December 31, 2010
This document identifies the requirements for information systems to effectively support the business processes for public health preparedness. Clearly defined requirements are necessary for an effective information system.

Common Ground: Public Health Chronic Disease Management Toolkit

January 31, 2011
This toolkit documents and defines business processes common to chronic disease departments in public health agencies and identifies the requirements for information systems that would support these processes.

Improving Population Health: The Public Health Factor

July 1, 2009
This policy brief outlines five opportunities for health transformation driven by the collaboration inherent in HIEs. These opportunities are based on real-world examples of critical benefits that accrue—facilitating improved individual and community health care—when public health is an active...

Taking Care of Business (Second Edition)

January 1, 2008
This report describes the project undertaken October 2005 - March 2006 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and PHII to define the business processes -- the sets of related tasks designed to produce a specific programmatic (business) result -- that cut across all...

Determining Common Requirements for National Health Insurance Information Systems

January 17, 2012
This document was created as a tool to bridge the language and discipline of global health with the language and discipline of software and system engineering. This report provides a set of practical common information, tools, and resources, which country decision-makers can access as they develop...

Defining Functional Requirements for Immunization Information Systems

September 3, 2012
A collaboration of local and state IIS managers, the American Immunization Registry Association, and the CDC IIS Support Branch developed a set of system requirements that reflect best practices for IIS functionality, which over time should help to standardize and enhance IIS functionality and...

Newborn Dried Bloodspot Screening Business Process Analysis

January 2, 2008
PHII convened a workgroup in February and March 2008 to carry out the business process analysis (BPA) of NDBS from birth through long-term follow-up.

Developing a Charter for a Collaborative Requirements Project

May 1, 2004
This case study focuses on the need for a clear and detailed project charter when developing a requirements project, showing that the success of the laboratory information management systems (LIMS) requirements project is directly related to the strong start established by the project charter...

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...