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Displaying 31 to 40 of 56 Reports

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...

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...

Redesigning Public Health Surveillance in an eHealth World

June 1, 2012
This document presents the requirements developed for business processes on reportable conditions surveillance. It is intended as a roadmap for acquiring information systems that support this type of surveillance.

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.

Applied Public Health Informatics Curriculum - Preface and Modules

February 28, 2011
The Applied Public Health Informatics Curriculum supports academic institutions in creating or enhancing a public health informatics curriculum that is competency-based and provides the knowledge and skills needed in local and state health departments today.

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.