Defining Data Elements
September 24, 2015
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.
The Public Health Informatics Institute. "Defining Data Elements." https://www.phii.org/resources/view/9241/defining-data-elements (accessed 03/12/2019).