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Topic: Methods and tools

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Displaying 11 to 20 of 27 Reports

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...

Newborn Dried Blood Spot (NDBS) Screening Implementation Guide for Laboratory Results

November 1, 2011
PHII, through a grant funded by HRSA, convened a workgroup to develop a message implementation guide to provide an electronic message template for NDBS laboratories to use for standardized reporting of NDBS laboratory results.

Newborn Dried Blood Spot (NDBS) Screening Implementation Guide for Laboratory Orders

October 12, 2011
PHII, through a grant funded by HRSA, convened a workgroup to develop a message implementation guide to provide an electronic message template for the NDBS community to use for sending standardized NDBS laboratory orders.

Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology (CRDM) Animated Walk-through

March 9, 2011
The walk-through will show you how to: use proven process analysis tools and methods to understand and document your workflows; re-design your tasks to eliminate inefficiencies and redundancy; and effectively describe the ways in which information systems should support your work.

Common Ground: Public Health Preparedness Toolkit

February 10, 2011
This toolkit documents and defines business processes common to preparedness departments in public health agencies and identifies the requirements for information systems that would support these processes.

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.

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.

Requirements for SNS Inventory Tracking and Management

December 1, 2010
PHII developed requirements for tracking inventory of medical and non-medical countermeasures during an event for the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). This document provides requirements collaboratively developed by members of PHII, CDC, and state and local public health agencies, to inform...

Common Requirements for Logistics Management Information Systems

September 30, 2010
This project addressed two main objectives; (1) develop a general methodology for determining and documenting health information system user requirements (CRDM) and (2) apply this methodology to produce requirements in supply chain as one of the core functional domains of a national health system....

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...