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Topic: Information systems development

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IIS Workforce Classifications

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.

Electronic Health Record Requirements for Public Health Agencies

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...

Case Study: The York Bureau of Health's Search for an Information System

May 17, 2017
In 2016, the City of York Bureau of Health was ready to invest in an electronic information system to support its clinical services and community prevention efforts. The bureau partnered with the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) and completed PHII’s Collaborative Requirements Development...

A Facilitator’s Companion Guide to the Informatics-Savvy Health Department Self-Assessment

February 26, 2019
This facilitator's guide will serve as the roadmap to the person within a health agency leading the self-assessment activities. It provides instructions for convening the assessment group, outlines roles and responsibilities, includes worksheets for the facilitator to fill out during the self-...

Informatics-savvy Health Department Introductory Slide Deck

February 26, 2019
This PowerPoint template can be customized and branded to an individual agency's use to introduce concepts around the informatics-savvy health department and the self-assessment activity to agency staff in order to orient the staff to the coming process and build interest and advocacy for the...

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Tracking Tool

June 5, 2019
A tool for maintaining a consolidated list of standard operating procedures (SOPs) within a program.

Procurement Action Plan

June 5, 2019
Use this form as an input to map the entire projected timeline -- how much time is required for each step, including approvals -- to determine how many months will be required, and provide an opportunity to identify early where there may be roadblocks to proceeding (e.g., procedural timetables...

Procurement Readiness Checklist

June 5, 2019
This checklist provides a list of steps in the procurement and contracting process, from planning a procurement project to solicitation and contracting. Use to help plan a procurement project and to assess readiness to move on to the next step during a procurement project. Must consult local...

Statement of Objectives (SOO), Statement of Work (SOW), or Performance Work Statement (PWS)?

June 5, 2019
It is important to be able to describe the requirements you have for the procurement in order that prospective vendors can adequately describe the products and/or services they believe will meet your needs. But not all projects are created equal; sometimes you know precisely how you want to...

Systems Development Lifecycle Roles & Responsibilities

June 5, 2019
A graphic representation of some common roles & responsibilities used in systems development projects.