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HRIS-HMIS Interoperability Assessment for Kenya

September 29, 2014
The purpose of the HRIS-HMIS interoperability assessment was to contribute to ongoing efforts in Kenya to optimize information for decision-making in the health sector through the strategic exchange of data.

Immunization Information Systems Joint Development

August 25, 2014
By engaging in joint development and collaborative efforts, the IIS community can collectively develop common solutions to common problems. This report provides a roadmap for standardizing methods, harmonizing best practices and reducing costs using strategies that allow all stakeholders to benefit...

The Healthy Weight Surveillance Initiative

August 25, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has partnered with health information technology (HIT) experts, state and local public health agencies, and the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) to develop the Healthy Weight Surveillance initiative. This project seeks to use...

Defining the Work of Public Health Together

August 15, 2014
The Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology is the process by which PHII helps agencies define their functional requirements. This video provides an overview of PHII's collaborative process.

Workforce Position Classifications and Descriptions

April 25, 2014
PHII worked with CDC, ASTHO and NACCHO to develop four template job descriptions for executive, managerial, professional and clinical informatics positions.

Graduate Tracking Requirements Project

December 1, 2013
PHII identified business needs and defined functional requirements for developing a graduate tracking system and tools for medical training programs within ten African institutions.

Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology (CRDM) Use Case Webinar

October 30, 2013
This webinar reviews PHII's collaborative approach to business process analysis and requirements definition. Each of the tools are illustrated using a real public health example. Additionally, the presenters introduce two additional tools for assessing and selecting a vendor based on defined...

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.

Improving Public Health Preparedness: Strengthening Biosurveillance Systems for Enhanced Situational Awareness

September 1, 2013
This report is designed to aid state, territorial, tribal, and local public health leaders as they improve their capacity to achieve situational awareness during a public health emergency. The report serves as a concise reference work public health leaders can use to help design and manage...

Electronic Disease Surveillance System (EDSS) Vendor Analysis

August 1, 2013
PHII conducted an analysis of selected commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Electronic Disease Surveillance System (EDSS) vendors. The purpose of this analysis is to help state and local health departments explore the potential of available surveillance systems to meet their needs, framing the landscape...