We encourage leaders, practitioners, policy makers, funders and others interested in the advancement of public health practice to use the many valuable resources on this site. PHII resources may be freely used and distributed with citation.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 31, 2011
This toolkit documents and defines business processes common to chronic disease departments in public health agencies and identifies the requirements for information systems that would support these processes.
December 31, 2010
This document identifies the requirements for information systems to effectively support the business processes for public health preparedness. Clearly defined requirements are necessary for an effective information system.
December 1, 2010
PHII developed requirements for tracking inventory of medical and non-medical countermeasures during an event for the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). This document provides requirements collaboratively developed by members of PHII, CDC, and state and local public health agencies, to inform...
October 5, 2010
This paper addresses the impact that the growth of health information exchanges (HIE)s might have on Immunization Information Systems (IIS)s. It explores how HIEs and IISs could work together to add value to each other.
September 30, 2010
This project addressed two main objectives; (1) develop a general methodology for determining and documenting health information system user requirements (CRDM) and (2) apply this methodology to produce requirements in supply chain as one of the core functional domains of a national health system....