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Topic: Methods and tools
Reports IndexDisplaying 11 to 20 of 31 Reports
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 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...
December 1, 2013
PHII identified business needs and defined functional requirements for developing a graduate tracking system and tools for medical training programs within ten African institutions.
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.