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Understand baseline IIS requirements

July 19, 2021
This brief report offers an introduction to IIS baseline requirements and an overview of how programs can leverage the accompanying requirements artifacts below to better understand their own needs and requirements.

Learn the basics of IIS platform migrations

July 19, 2021
Derived from PHII's IIS Migration Toolkit, this primer provides an informational overview of the phases and activities involved in an immunization information system (IIS) migration as well as success factors for migrating to a new IIS platform.

IIS Procurement Toolkit

July 19, 2021
Information technology procurements are often complex, both technically and legally, and require thoughtful planning and plenty of lead time. The guidance in this toolkit can help immunization information systems (IIS) and immunization programs avoid what could be frustrating, time-consuming and...

Building Back Better

May 25, 2021
To better understand how to transform public health data and infrastructure to protect health and achieve health equity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) commissioned the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) to conduct an environmental scan, host a series of interviews with thought...

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...

Summary of Laws Related to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

August 19, 2020
This document provides guidance on how the interaction of national and state laws can affect how public health interventions intended to benefit children are permitted to operate, especially in the domain of collecting, using and sharing personal health information. Child and adolescent mental...

The Laboratory African Regional Collaborative (LARC)

July 14, 2020
This final report describes the work undertaken by the Laboratory African Regional Collaborative (LARC) in Kenya between 2018 and 2019 to address PEPFAR's 90-90-90 HIV reduction goals.

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...

The Informatics-savvy Health Department Self-assessment Tool

February 26, 2019
The core component of the Informatics-savvy Health Department toolkit, this self-assessment tool will be the chief focus of the stakeholder group convened to assess the agency. It allows the stakeholders to move through each component of the Capability Maturity Model and score their agency on...