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November 3, 2016
Reframing Public Health Informatics is a collection of evidence-based framing recommendations and sample communications designed to help the public health workforce talk about informatics – what it is, how it works, and why its contributions are so important to achieving the goal of improved population health.
April 25, 2014
PHII worked with CDC, ASTHO and NACCHO to develop four template job descriptions for executive, managerial, professional and clinical informatics positions.
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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...
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...
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...
November 3, 2016
Reframing Public Health Informatics is a collection of evidence-based framing recommendations and sample communications designed to help the public health workforce talk about informatics – what it is, how it works, and why its contributions are so important to achieving the goal of improved...
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...
September 1, 2016
Standard project charter template; used in the Academy's "Designing and Managing Public Health Systems: 8 Steps to Success" course.
August 15, 2016
Public health plays a critical role in the collection and dissemination of health information. However, the systems that support this information are often fragmented, particularly at the state and local level, and afford little opportunity for inter-program communication. The Public Health...
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...
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.
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.