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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...

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...

Defining Functional Requirements for Immunization Information Systems

September 3, 2012
A collaboration of local and state IIS managers, the American Immunization Registry Association, and the CDC IIS Support Branch developed a set of system requirements that reflect best practices for IIS functionality, which over time should help to standardize and enhance IIS functionality and...

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.