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November 23, 2015
Successfully using information from electronic health records systems (EHR) for public health surveillance requires creating a value case, engaging stakeholders, implementing appropriate technologies, and ultimately using information to improve health.
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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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...
July 16, 2009
The authors provide objective, but positive perspective on the paper "Newborn Dried Bloodspot Screening: Mapping the Clinical and Public Health Components and Activities" (Hinman, Mann, Singh).
July 16, 2009
The components and activities of the entire Newborn Dried Bloodspot Screening (NDBS) process, highlighting long-term follow-up--both clinical and public health--as a basis for defining requirements for information systems are described in the context of the output of the NDBS Workgroup, convened in...
July 16, 2009
This report describes the Newborn Dried Bloodspot Screening (NDBS) Business Process Analysis in the context of the output of NDBS Workgroup, convened in 2008 by PHII under the aegis of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration and the Southeastern Newborn...
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...
January 2, 2008
PHII convened a workgroup in February and March 2008 to carry out the business process analysis (BPA) of NDBS from birth through long-term follow-up.
January 1, 2008
This report describes the project undertaken October 2005 - March 2006 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and PHII to define the business processes -- the sets of related tasks designed to produce a specific programmatic (business) result -- that cut across all...
January 2, 2006
The concepts, examples, and tools in The Unique Records Portfolio are intended to help public health agencies and health care organizations address deduplication challenges, specifically articulating the challenges and solutions to developing deduplication strategies, and describing the...
April 4, 2005
A nine-dimension framework was developed for assessing the value of integrating newborn screening laboratory information management systems (LIMS) with child health information systems. The evaluation framework represents an important first step toward developing metrics that can be consistently...
May 1, 2004
This case study focuses on the need for a clear and detailed project charter when developing a requirements project, showing that the success of the laboratory information management systems (LIMS) requirements project is directly related to the strong start established by the project charter...