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Defining Data Elements

This resource is a part of the EHR Toolkit


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Date: 
September 24, 2015
Topics: 
Methods and tools

Determining what data are required is an essential step in developing an EHR-based surveillance system. This tool helps users decide what data are needed to meet goals, what standards to use to encode the data and who collects and enters the data. 

Citation Information: 
The Public Health Informatics Institute. "Defining Data Elements." https://www.phii.org/resources/view/9241/defining-data-elements (accessed 07/11/2019).