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Topic: Planning and development

Reports Index
Displaying 21 to 30 of 34 Reports

Inter-Jurisdictional Health Information Exchange

September 11, 2013
This guidance document was developed by the Joint Public Health Informatics Taskforce (JPHIT) to provide practical advice and information to public health managers and staff who craft such agreements.

Developing Nationwide Consensus on Bidirectional Query Immunization Information Exchange

August 1, 2013
The purpose of this project was to establish consensus within the IIS community on a single approach to bidirectional query exchange, in time for Stage 3 Meaningful Use regulations. PHII worked with its partners to collaboratively identify, define and document a standardized use case for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...