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Systematic Collaborative Approach to Improve Public Health Programs: Leveraging Immunization Registration Example

November 18, 2016
Public health programs can benefit from systematic collaborative approaches that use business analysis and structured facilitation techniques to effectively address strategic and operational challenges. This report is intended to provide practical guidance for senior public health leaders and...

Electronic Health Record Requirements for Public Health Agencies

November 7, 2016
This document provides public health agencies with a set of information system requirements needed to support electronic health records (EHRs) for case management and clinical services. These EHR requirements are designed to be general, giving public health agencies a starting point for creating...

Making public health informatics visible: communicating an emerging field

November 4, 2016
Communicating about public health informatics and raising the profile of this emerging, interdisciplinary field of public health presents unique challenges. This strategic "map the gaps" report lays out these challenges and provides an initial set of strategies that communicators can use...

Applied Public Health Informatics Competency Model

October 19, 2016
The Applied Public Health Informatics Competency Model was developed by the Informatics Academy at the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII). It frames the knowledge, skills, and abilities that public health practitioners need to address the informatics challenges at their agencies. The target...

Project Charter Lite Template (Academy)

September 1, 2016
Standard project charter template; used in the Academy's "Designing and Managing Public Health Systems: 8 Steps to Success" course.

Population Health Management Software: An Opportunity to Advance Primary Care and Public Health Integration

June 30, 2016
Small- to medium-sized health care practices and independent provider groups often lack electronic health records (EHRs) that provide the robust reporting and analytic capacity provided by population health management (PHM) products. Both health care providers and public health agencies stand to...

IIS Workforce Classifications

March 31, 2016
Created with funding from the CDC, these nine sample role descriptions and a related competency domain model are intended to provide guidance for identifying staffing needs and subsequent recruiting for immunization information systems.

Next Generation Electronic Death Registration System

March 16, 2016
This paper presents potential strategies for designing and implementing a next generation electronic death registration system to support improved quality and timeliness of vital records data.

Perceptions and Usage of "Public Health Informatics"

November 18, 2015
PHII conducted a qualitative contextual analysis of "public health informatics," noting its use in both academic and media contexts.

Enhancing Electronic Health Record Systems to Generate and Exchange Data with Electronic Vital Registration Systems

November 17, 2015
This project sought to develop a roadmap with possible routes for certification of electronic health record systems’ (EHR-S) capabilities for generating data for and exchanging data with electronic vital registration systems (EVRS).