S&I Public Health Reporting Initiative- Building the Future of Harmonized Biosurveillance Systems

Description: 

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) initiated a broad range of national implementation activities. In order to support the critical activities of meaningful use (MU), ONC established the S&I Framework. In the beginning of 2011 the Laboratory Reporting Interface (LRI) Public Health (PH) Work Group (WG) was formed as a subworking group of the S&I Framework LRI activity. This LRI PH WG, besides providing PH required data elements to the LRI, assessed a need for assessment of the broad landscape of public health laboratory data exchange transactions. As a result, this WG recommended to participants and leadership of the ONC S&I that a new initiative, the ONC S&I PHR activity should be established. In July 2011 a team of public health practitioners, (co-authors of this presentation) started working on a charter and use cases for the group.

Objective

The objective of this presentation is to evaluate progress on harmonization of public health electronic data exchange through the Public Health Reporting (PH-R) Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework activity.

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Original Publication Year: 
2011
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2011

May 02, 2019

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